The Daesu, Crown Princess’s ceremonial wig

Daesu(or Daesoo);

the ceremonial wig worn at weddings and state ceremonies.

The wig is made of 48 tresses (with 20 tresses deducted from an original 69 tresses, made of real hair) , and is decorated with jewels and the binyeo (hairstyle-affixing ornaments). The binyeo was worn on top of the daesu.

This headpiece was to be worn with the queen’s traditional ceremonial robes.

 

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