Wonsam, Women's Ceremonial Robe

Gyeonggi Province Museum

Gyeonggi Province Museum
Yongin-si, South Korea

It is made of phoenix-patterned silk, and the front and back lengths are the same. There is an opening under the armhole, and a Mu was connected only on the sideline of the front piece to make 4 creases under the armhole, and the remaining 44cm were made for the left and right ends to touch at the middle of the back piece. The lower corners of the outer and inner gussets were folded into a triangle to be fastened. The entire robe was decorated with a circular phoenix pattern for the 13 rows of each of the front and back piece, and the part with the pattern was made with a compound woven fabric.


  • Title: Wonsam, Women's Ceremonial Robe
  • Location Created: Joseon 16C
  • Type: Women's Ceremonial Robe
  • Rights: Gyeonggi Provinvial Museum
  • Medium: Wonsam Janghwadan

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