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Hanbok Ensemble With Black Lace Yeonan Kim Clan Jacket and Cream Skirt

2013
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Place Of Origin

This jeogori (jacket) takes inspiration from the flared shape of a 16th-century waist-length jeogori said to have been worn by the Kim clan from Yeonan province. The historical silhouette has been exaggerated on this ensemble by contrasting the length of the front and back panel. The western black lace adds a modern twist. Breaking the formal sequence of undergarment layers of hanbok, the pleated outer-layer underskirt mujigi is used here as the innermost underskirt to create a contemporary tapered silhouette.


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Parts
This object consists of 10 parts.

  • Hanbok With Yŏnan Kim Clan's Jacket
  • Hanbok With Yŏnan Kim Clan's Jacket
  • Hanbok With Yŏnan Kim Clan's Jacket
  • Hanbok With Yŏnan Kim Clan's Jacket
  • Hanbok With Yŏnan Kim Clan's Jacket
  • Hanbok With Yŏnan Kim Clan's Jacket
  • Hanbok With Yŏnan Kim Clan's Jacket
  • Hanbok With Yŏnan Kim Clan's Jacket
  • Hanbok With Yŏnan Kim Clan's Jacket
  • Hanbok With Yŏnan Kim Clan's Jacket
Brief Description
Kim Young Jin, Hanbok ensemble with black lace Yeonan Kim Clan jacket and cream skirt, 2013
Dimensions
  • Fe.18 1 2015 length: 76.5cm (Note: Jacket)
  • Fe.18 1 2015 width: 160cm (Note: Jacket)
  • F e.18 2 2015 length: 68cm (Note: Under Jacket)
  • F e.18 2 2015 width: 156cm (Note: Underjacket)
  • F e.18 3 2015 length: 112cm (Note: Underskirt 1)
  • F e.18 3 2015 width: 115cm (Note: Underskirt 1)
  • F e.18 4 2015 length: 124cm (Note: Skirt)
  • F e.18 4 2015 width: 85cm (Note: Skirt)
  • F e.18 5 2015 length: 131cm (Note: Underskirt 2)
  • F e.18 5 2015 width: 75cm (Note: Underskirt 2)
  • F e.18 6 2015 length: 86.5cm (Note: Underpants)
  • F e.18 6 2015 width: 63cm (Note: Underpants)
  • F e.18 7 2015 length: 33cm (Note: Sock)
  • F e.18 7 2015 width: 16cm (Note: Sock)
Gallery Label
Traditional Korean dress, hanbok, has continuously evolved. Its earliest form dates to the Goguryeo kingdom (37 BC – AD 668). The modern hanbok for women derives from the early 20th century and is characterised by a jacket, jeogori, with curved sleeves worn over an A-line floor-length skirt, chima. With the rapid modernisation of South Korea after the Korean War (1950–53), western clothing gained popularity and hanbok became reserved for formal occasions like weddings. In recent years, however, wearing hanbok has become a fashion statement among a younger generation of trendsetters. In South Korea today, designers have reinterpreted hanbok as both formal and daily wear by incorporating sophisticated silhouettes and contemporary fabrics. Through Korean films and governmental initiatives, hanbok is gaining a global presence.(02/04/2019)
Credit line
Purchase funded by Samsung
Summary
This jeogori (jacket) takes inspiration from the flared shape of a 16th-century waist-length jeogori said to have been worn by the Kim clan from Yeonan province. The historical silhouette has been exaggerated on this ensemble by contrasting the length of the front and back panel. The western black lace adds a modern twist. Breaking the formal sequence of undergarment layers of hanbok, the pleated outer-layer underskirt mujigi is used here as the innermost underskirt to create a contemporary tapered silhouette.
Collection
Accession Number
FE.18:1 to 10-2015

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record createdJanuary 26, 2015
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