The Bernadou, Allen and Jony Corean Collections in the United States National Museum Walter Hough

ISBN: 9781230399256

Published: September 12th 2013

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The Bernadou, Allen and Jony Corean Collections in the United States National Museum  by  Walter Hough

The Bernadou, Allen and Jony Corean Collections in the United States National Museum by Walter Hough
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 34 pages | ISBN: 9781230399256 | 9.38 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... Ceremonial HatMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher.

Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... Ceremonial Hat (Keum-kon). Helmet-shaped, framed of bamboo, silk, and paper. Covered with black silk. Kim.and shield-shaped back -incrustation of paper. Design, the dragon- gilded. Open at each side of the crown, which curves backward and is spaced with five gilt wires. A wooden pin is Thrust through the back of hat and ornamented with blue silk cord. Height, 9i inches. Seoul, Korea, 1884. 151637 Collected by P.

L. Jouy. With this hat is worn a red-silk gown partially embroidered. All officers, civil or military, above the ninth rank (or chief clerk of any office in the United States) don this style of dress on the 1st of January, when there is an audience with the King. It is also worn at times of thanksgiving or congratulation of the royal family. (See No. 77062). Soldiers Hat (Pang-ko-tji). Thick, black, stiffened felt, mixed with horsehair, which shows as a mat ou the outside.

Resembles a sombrero. Band, a red cord with tassels and two carved talc buttons attached. A long switch of horsehair dyed red is fastened in the crown by a swivel button. PI. xix, fig. 5, middle line (commencing at the left).

Diameter, 15 inches- height, 5 inches. Seoul, Korea, 1885. 77058 Collected by Ensign J. B. Bernadou, U. S. Navy. The hat is heavy and resembles the Japanese pot helmet (kabuto)- probably it is made thick for defense. The plume (syang-nio) is the distinctive badge of soldiers. Koreans say that this ornament and the sleeves of the cavalry soldiers are dyed red in order to accustom the horses to the sight of blood. Some of the troops still wear these hats. Chair Coolies Hat (Pong-ko-tji). Black, stiffened felt- smooth sur- face. Shaped like the soldiers hat. PI. xix, fig.

6, middle line (commencing at the left). Height, i inches-...



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