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White Jade Butterfly Pendants of the Consort of Imperial Prince Yeong

Early 20th century

National Palace Museum of Korea

National Palace Museum of Korea

This women’s ornamental pendant, Norigae was made by vertically connecting two pieces of white jade plates. Each jade plate is decorated with a pierced open work of a butterfly. Norigaeis an ornamental pendant for women, which is worn by being hung from the top garment or skirt with a string. It is one of the pendants which Lady Hyoyeong, the consort of Imperial Prince Regent of Gang, presented to the consort of Imperial Prince Yeong in 1941.

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  • Title: White Jade Butterfly Pendants of the Consort of Imperial Prince Yeong
  • Date Created: Early 20th century
  • Rights: National palace museum of Korea
  • Medium: Ornamental accessories

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