Korean Women' s Writing and Painting of Joseon dynasty, 1392-1910
Ancients women dressed up in tune with four seasons, Not only the colors of clothes, but also textiles and accessories like hairpins, pendants and rings, were in harmony with distinctive features of seasons, Seasonal Record of Korean Clothes made a detailed record of textiles, colors and accessories from January until December. This is an invaluable material to studying the history of Korean women's apparels.
The Record of National Mourning Costumes of Korea recorded the death anniversaries of the kings and queens starting from the first king of Joseon. it also described the mouring clothes of the nation. Joseon Dynasty oppressed Buddhism, while encouraging Confucianism. Worshipping ancestors being the supreme virtue, queens of the court were greatly interested in death anniversaries as well as clothes for mourning and funeral.
Court epistles are divided into two: a short letter from the people to the court and a reply letter from the court to the people. The court letters were either royal writings from the king and queen or court women's writings on behalf of the royal family. They were characteristic of grace and politeness.
Chief Editor│Hong, Kyoung-A, Jung, Hyeran
Assistant│Park, Hyekyung, Kim, Nahyun, Kim, Songrim, Lee, Hyewon
Visual Editor│Kim, Nahyun
Photography│Han, Jungyoup(Han Studio)