University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-40-44
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Korea
Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Horsehair
Silk
Feathers
Metal
Ivory
Technique:Sewn
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1909.1.58 - Other Number

Description

Black flat-brimmed korean archer's hat; constructed of matted horse hair over black felt; brim lined with blue silk brocade; crown unlined, heavily trimmed including: (1) tail of horsehair dyed red attached to crown with brass trim, (2) golden raw silk tassel attached to tail, (3) double purple silk-wrapped cord tied in bow at base of crown, (4) bunched feathers held in brass shaft stitched to crown-peacock and ostrich (dyed blue), (5) carved ivory object attached to right brim, representing vegetable or nut; purple cords attached to each side with hooks.


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