A scene of tradition

The chandelier and French architecture blend in ironic harmony with the Korean traditional hanbok.

Gold brocade skirts can be seen in the photo, with patterns of the phoenix, clouds, surf, and mountain patterns painted with gold brocade or beaten gold. These types of luxurious skirts were frowned upon by contemporary scholars, but they were too popular among court ladies and even ordinary women that the indulgence in them could not be controlled.

 

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