University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHyungbae 흉배
Object Number:17641B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Korean
Provenience: Korea
Period: Joseon Dynasty
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1896
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Leopard
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. E. B. Landis, 1896

Description

One of a pair of rank badges hyungbae (흉배) for a military official. Square of silk embroidery. Two leopards on a dark blue background with multi-colored clouds and rocks with a tree and some bamboo.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 232 TopView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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