Collection

Hairpin

  • Culture / Period

    Goryeo Dynasty

  • Materials

    Metal - Silver

  • Dimensions

    L. 19.4cm

  • Accession Number

    Sinsu 1351

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Traditional Korean hairpins exist in two types, jam and chae. A jam has a long body and a decoration at one end, while a chae has a U-shaped body crowned with a decoration. This hairpin is a chae; its head decoration resembles three leaves, while its body is decorated with wave designs.

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