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Donggungbiwonsam(ceremonial robe of crown princess)

 
   
Classification Important Folklore Materials   48
Name of Cultural Properties Donggungbiwonsam(Ceremenial robe of crown princess)
Kind of Cultural Properties Costume
Quantity 1 Piece
Designated Date
1979.01.23
Address San2, Gunja-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul. S.KOREA
Age Late Joseon Period
Manager Sejong University

   
Wonsam is the formal dress that was put on by an empress and a queen and a royal concubine. This is a full dress of the Crown Princess of the late Joseon. It has a 145 cm length, a 135 cm length of sleeve and a 68 cm width of sleeve.

Saekdong (stripes of many colors) of blue and yellow is attached on the wide and long sleeves and white Hansam is attached at the end of sleeves. The upper side of the body and sleeve and lower part of sleeve was woven with gold threads. And the patterns of the cloud and phoenix were embroidered. Saekdong and Hansam were made of the Jikgumdan that was woven with gold threads. There is a Bo that was embroidered the patterns of dragon with gold threads on both shoulders and chest.

It can be adjusted in the front and has a collar strip inside. The patterns of the peony were plated with gold on blue Dae and two gold lines were edged on its border.
     
   

Jeonhwanghuhwangwonsam (Queen's ceremonial robe)

 
   
Classification Important Folklore Materials   49
Name of Cultural Properties Jeonhwanghuhwangwonsam(Queen's ceremonial robe)
Kind of Cultural Properties Costume
Quantity 1 Piece
Designated Date
1979.01.23
Address San2, Gunja-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul. S.KOREA
Age Joseon Period
Manager Sejong University

   
A Queen put on this Wonsam on a national ceremony or wedding day. Wonsam is the formal dress that was put on by an empress, a queen and a royal concubine. It was made of gold Gumjikdan, lined with red cloth and edged with deep blue line.

Hansam that was made of pink, deep blue and Saekdong (stripes of many colors) Gumjikdan is attached at the end of sleeve. The patterns on the clothes are 'a hundred years of life',' a hundred kinds of happiness' and ' many sons'. These patterns are embroidered with gold threads on sleeves, upper and bottom of Gil. As a symbol of an empress, Hyungbae and Bo were attached on the chest and both shoulders each. They are round and made of the yellow cloth such as the basis of this clothes. The patterns of the dragon that has the five claws were embroidered with gold threads and clouds of various colors were surrounded them.

Usually the queen's Wonsam is red but it is yellow. So it is presumed that it was made after King was raised to the Emperor in the 33rd year of King Gojong. It is regarded as an important material because it is the only full dress preserved in Korea.
     
   

Gwanghwadangwonsam
    (Women's overcoat with auspicious-character design)

 
   
Classification Important Folklore Materials   52
Name of Cultural Properties Gwanghwadangwonsam(Women's overcout with auspicious-character design)
Kind of Cultural Properties Costume
Quantity 1 Piece
Designated Date
1979.01.23
Address San2, Gunja-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul. S.KOREA
Age Joseon Period
Manager Sejong University

   
This is a Wonsam of Gwanghwadang, a royal concubine of King Gojong (the period of reign 1863~ 1907). Wonsam is a formal dress of a Queen or a royal concubine.

The outer cloth is purple and its lining is red and edged with deep blue line. And there are deep blue and yellow colors of Saekdong (stripes of many colors) and white Hansam attached at the end of the sleeves. As the patterns of the clothes, the gourd-shaped pattern, the Buddhist cross and Chinese letter 'happy' were used. Dae was plated the patterns of the phoenix and cloud with gold on the red cloth and it is to be adjusted in front. A square gold color button is attached right under the collar.

According to the law of the royal Court, an empress wears the Yellow Wonsam, a queen wears the red and a royal concubine wears the purple. A princess wears the green Wonsam and the common people wear it only on wedding day. Especially Wonsam for a queen or a concubine, the patterns of the dragon that has the five claws were embroidered with gold threads and it was decorated with the round shape of Bo. All these make the clothes more gorgeous.

Gwanghwadang was a concubine of King Gojong, but this purple Wonsam was not woven with gold threads or didn't have the gold leaf. This is very simple Wonsam that doesn't have Hyungbae (embroidered insignia on the breast and the back of an official robe) that represents the ranks or Bo that tells the social status.
     
   

Hwanghujeogui (Queen's ceremonial robe)

 
   
Classification Important Folklore Materials   54
Name of Cultural Properties Hwanghujeogui(Queen's ceremonial robe)
Kind of Cultural Properties Costume
Quantity 1 Piece
Designated Date
1979.01.23
Address San2, Gunja-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul. S.KOREA
Age Joseon Period
Manager Sejong University

   
Jeokui is a full dress that was put on by a Queen when she visits and worship at the Royal Ancestors Shrine and has a visiting by her retainers in the morning. This was put on by an empress after King Gojong acceded to the Imperial throne.

This Jeokui was composed of 12 Gum (gold) Jikdan that was decorated with the patterns of 154 brace of pheasants (Jeokmun) from the upper side to the bottom. And flowers were arranged between a pair of pheasant that they face each other. The patterns of pheasant were embroidered with the green, red and black threads. The border of front, bottom and the end of the sleeve were edged with red hem that was decorated with the patters of the dragon and cloud.

And these patters are embroidered with the gold threads on Hyungbae (embroidered insignia on the breast and the back of an official robe) of the front and back and Bo of both shoulders. This Jeokui is regarded as the precious material because it is the only remained in Korea.
     
   

Subokchilboseongnyumunhwanggaldandangui
    (Ladie's ceremonial robe with auspicious-character and pomegranate design)

 
   
Classification Important Folklore Materials   56
Name of Cultural Properties Subokchilboseongnyumunhwanggaldandangui
(Ladie's ceremonial robe with auspicious-character and pomegranate design)
Kind of Cultural Properties Costume
Quantity 1 Piece
Designated Date
1979.01.23
Address San2, Gunja-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul. S.KOREA
Age Joseon Period
Manager Sejong University

   
Cheongseok is the shoes that were put on with the blue Jeokeui, the Queen's formal dress. The color of an empress' court dress changed from red to blue when the name of a country was changed to Daehan Jeguk, Korean Empire. It was made along with the blue court dress.

The outer material is a blue silk and its lining is a white silk. This footwear keeps its shape well because it was interlined stiffly.

The toe of a shoe was embroidered with the purple threads and the patterns of the clouds were embroidered elaborately with the purple threads right under the toe.

It has a long and wide tie not to come off and this tie is linked with the loop that is attached on the side and back of the shoes. It prevents this tie falling off.

The sole of a shoe was padded and attached to the thick cotton tightly so it looks like having a clout. The blue silk and its base piece were backstitched with the white thread together firmly.

The patterns of the Chinese letter 'long life', 'happiness', and the patterns of the seven treasures, the pomegranates are embroidered on a light brown ground, especially the letters embroidered with the gold thread are embossed.

Its collar is wide and the head of the collar makes an angle sharply. And its sleeves become narrower from the shoulder to the end. It is called Jikseon (strait) Baerye and the width is 7 cm.

Its skirt line draws a curve and the tip spreading out. Both sides are opened and the front of the skirt is composed of two parts (pok; the width of joined parts in a skirt).
     
   

Subokchilboseongnyubosanghwamunhwanggaldandangui (Ladie's
    ceremonial robe with auspicious-character, pomegranate and floral design

 
   
Classification Important Folklore Materials   57
Name of Cultural Properties Subokchilboseongnyubosanghwamunhwanggaldandangui
(Ladie's ceremonial robe with auspicious-character, pomegranate and floral design
Kind of Cultural Properties Costume
Quantity 1 Piece
Designated Date
1979.01.23
Address San2, Gunja-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul. S.KOREA
Age Joseon Period
Manager Sejong University

   
This Dangeui has the patterns of the Chinese letter 'long life', 'happiness' and the patterns of the seven treasures, the pomegranates and the flowers on a light brown ground. It is from the mid Joseon.

Dangeui is the formal dress that the women of the royal court or the noble family put on over the jeogori (a Korean-style jacket). It looks like a jeogori but its front body and back is longer and reached to the knees and its side is opened.

Its outer side and the lining is all light brown and the patterns of the Chinese letter 'long life', 'happiness', and the patterns of the seven treasures, the pomegranates and the Buddhist cross are embroidered and the patterns of the clouds are embroidered on the lining.

Its collar is sharp called Dangkogit and it sleeves become narrower from the Jindong (the width of an armhole of a sleeve) to the end. It is called Jikseon (strait) Baerye.

Its breast tie inside is thick purple but outer breast tie is torn apart.

The pattern of the Chinese letter 'long life' and 'happiness' on the sleeves are the same as the letters on the body, but it looks more brilliant because they are embroidered with the gold threads. The patterns of the Buddhist cross shows that the influence of the Buddhism was still remained to the upper classes of the Joseon that respect Confucianism.
     
   

Jeonwangbidangui (Dangui jacket attributed to a queen)

 
   
Classification Important Folklore Materials   103
Name of Cultural Properties Jeonwangbidangui(Dangui jacket attributed to a queen)
Kind of Cultural Properties Costume
Quantity 1 Piece
Designated Date
1979.01.23
Address San2, Gunja-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul. S.KOREA
Age Joseon Period
Manager Sejong University

   
Dangeui is the formal dress that the women of the Royal Court and the high government official's family put on over the jeogori (a Korean-style jacket). It is similar to jeogori but its front and back is longer and opened from the armpit.

This Dangeui is Queen's and 18 cm long. Its outer cloth and lining were made separately and then the hem was sewn sparsely after filling inside. A white Dan (end) was attached at the end of the sleeves.

The patterns of the phoenix and cloud are embroidered on its outer cloth with the gold threads. And the cloth was attached on the chest, back and both shoulders and the patters of the dragon were drawn. Its lining is a red silk and a breast tie is attached.

It is regarded as an important material for studying the dress style of the upper class of the Joseon Period.