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Sewing box - Stackable Sewing Boxes (Jijang Samhap), 지장삼합
  • Stackable Sewing Boxes (Jijang Samhap), 지장삼합
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Stackable Sewing Boxes (Jijang Samhap), 지장삼합

  • Object:

    Sewing box

  • Place of origin:

    Korea (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1950 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    FE.18:2-1993

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The smallest of a set of three sewing boxes which have paper cut-outs glued on to a paper and bamboo frames. The decoration is of green, yellow, red and blue triangles with central t'aeguk and butterfly motifs.

Colour: Multi-coloured

Place of Origin

Korea (made)

Date

1850-1950 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm, Width: 36.2 cm, Depth: 20.1 cm

Production Note

Styles/Period should be both Choson and Japanese Colonial, but the system is refusing to accept Japanese Colonial even though I have entered a new (unauthorised) term into the Thesaurus, Rupert Faulkner 11 August 2009

Materials

Paper; Bamboo

Techniques

Varnished; Glued

Categories

Kor_load

Collection

East Asia Collection

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