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Bojagi with Triangle Patterns Dyed with Various Colors
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Why this is a
Masterpiece

This bojagi has strings on each four ears. It was quilted with pieces of triangular cloth in various colors. The rich colors harmonizing together make the masterpiece gleam with uniqueness. It has rarity as an old dyed cotton quilted "Bo".

History of the Object
This is a bojagi which the director received from an aunt on her husband's side in Gimcheon, and the director's aunt on her husband's side received it from her mother-in-law. Although small parts of this masterpiece have been torn out due to aging (it is 163 years old), the detailed needlework and rich color is extraordinary.

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Type
Textile 
Materials
Cotton 
Measurements
Thickness 0.03 cm; Width 76 cm, Length 76cm 
Creator name
Women's craftsman from Gimcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do province 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
Gimcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do province, Korea 
Geography
Korea 
Time period
AD 14th century ~ AD 16th century 
Creation date
14-16th Century; Early Joseon Period 
Function
Bojagi used to wrap embroidery items or precious women's craftworks.  
Acquisition
As bojagi manufactured in Gimcheon of Gyeongbuk-do Province, it was inherited by the director, Jihee Kim from her aunt on her husband's side.  
Copyright
Kim Ji Hee  
Acknowledgements
Museum of Natural Dye Arts  
Owner
Kim Ji Hee/ Museum of Natural Dye Arts 
Museum
Museum of Natural Dye Arts 
Credit line
Museum of Natural Dye Arts  

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