Wonsam of early Joseon Dynasty is characteristically similar to men's Dallyeong, so much so that there are records that say 'women's Wonsam was altered to wear as men's official Dallyeong'. This Wonsam has a round neckline, but a stark difference from men's Dallyeong is that the sleeves are short, which is a characteristic of women's attire during the Joseon Dynasty. The sideline has an opening, and a crease was folded 3 times on the front and back to be fixed. The outer garment used a lotus vine-patterned silk, and the 'Gongjak (peacock) Hyungbae', corresponding to a 1st rank civil official, was attached to the chest and back. The Gongjak Hyungbae was embroidered with Pyeongeumsa. It is an artifact shown for the first time after repair, as it was severely damaged upon excavation.


  • Title: Wonsam, Women's Ceremonial Robe
  • Location Created: Joseon 16C
  • Type: Women's Ceremonial Robe
  • Rights: Gyeonggi Provinvial Museum
  • Medium: Wonsam Hwamunra, Daedae Cloud-Patterned Silk

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