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Straw Hive Cover

unknownRepublic of Korea/Since the Liberation of Korea

National Folk Museum of Korea

National Folk Museum of Korea
Seoul, South Korea

Beolmeongdeok, a cover for a conventional beehive, served as a roof under which bees could store honey and breed. It is conical in shape, with a straw rope affixed to the tip for easy opening. It was usually made with straw, and sometimes coated with cow dung to prevent rain from leaking in.

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  • Title: Straw Hive Cover
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: Republic of Korea/Since the Liberation of Korea
  • Location: 한국
  • Physical Dimensions: Height 21 Diameter 36
  • Type: Industry/Livelihood/Silkworm and Bee Raising/Beekeeping/Beehive Lid
  • Medium: Grass

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