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Woman's Ceremonial Robe

unknownKorea, Late Joseon Dynasty

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

It was the ceremonial robe for a princess or the king's daughter by a concubine. It was allowed to be worn by common folks only on their weddings. Outside was red, while inside was blue. Embroidery of floral patterns and letters meaning longevity and happiness decorated the whole robe, which was added with traditional Korean paper.

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  • Title: Woman's Ceremonial Robe
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: Korea, Late Joseon Dynasty
  • Physical Dimensions: w158 x h111 cm
  • Provenance: Sookmyung Women's University Museum
  • Type: costume

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