국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
Hairpin
  • Culture/Period

    Goryeo Dynasty

  • Materials

    Metal - Silver

  • Category

    clothes - Accessories - Body Accessories - crossbar hairpin

  • Dimensions

    L. 19.4cm

  • Accession Number

    Sinsu 1351

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.