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Chonbok (Boy's Sleeveless Coat)
BONA_E006
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Why this is a
Masterpiece

The bottom edge of the neckband closes in geometric shape similar to Samgakjogakpo, a patchwork wrapping cloth in triangular forms. the ornamental waist band is embroidered with a pair of cranes and peony blossom motives which reflect prayers for the baby’s prosperity and longevity. This chonbok has valuable patterns and is preserved in a good condition.

History of the Object
Chonbok is a boy’s sleeveless and collarless coat which does not overlap in the front. There is a long cut from the waist to the bottom end on each side as well as on the back.

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Type
Costume and Jewelry 
Materials
Silk cloth 
Measurements
Width 57 cm. Length 67 cm.  
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
Seoul, Republic of Korea 
Geography
Korea 
Time period
AD 19th century ~ AD 19th century 
Creation date
19th Century ; Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) 
Function
Chonbok refers to a long vest for military officials and ordinary attire for military and civil officials during the Joseon Dynasty. This chonbok is a boy's coat. 
Acquisition
Purchased in Seoul in 1970s 
Copyright
Bona Museum 
Acknowledgements
Bonamuseum Collection, Traditional Korean Lady's Handworks, Graphicnet, Seoul, 2007 
Owner
Bona Museum 
Museum
Bona Museum 
Credit line
Bona Museum 

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