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Wonsam, Women's Ceremonial Robe

Gyeonggi Provincial Museum

Gyeonggi Provincial Museum

It is a Wonsam made from cloud-patterned silk. The coat string of the Wonsam had a round neckline like men's Dallyeong in the early Joseon Dynasty, and began to be in the Daegeum shape where the collar meets at the front center from early 17th century, and this Wonsam is an artifact that is verified as showing the earliest Daegeum shape. It was fastened with 3 pairs of button knots, it has a short front and long back with the front being 39cm shorter than the back, there is a Hansam attached to the end of the wide sleeve, the folded Mu has disappeared under the armhole, and is open.

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  • Title: Wonsam, Women's Ceremonial Robe
  • Location Created: Joseon 17C
  • Physical Dimensions: 159.5 cm x 132 cm
  • Type: Women's Ceremonial Robe
  • Rights: Gyeonggi Provinvial Museum
  • Medium: Wonsam Cloud-Patterned Silk, Daedae Cloud-Patterned Silk

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