Traditional bridegroom's attire (gwanbok)

Korean Collection

Accession Nr.: 58.135.1-10
Type: costumes
Date of production:
Mid-20th century
Republican period
Place of production:
Materials: silk
Techniques: embroidered
Dimensions: length: 182.5 cm
The wedding attire resembled to court garments from the Joseon dynasty – the court allowed common people to wear such clothing during weddings. The bridegrooms’ clothes (gwanbok ’관복’) resembled garments of civilian officials.Donated by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, 1958