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J. Korean Home Econ. Assoc > Volume 49(9); 2011 > Article
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association 2011;49(9):25-33. doi: https://doi.org/10.6115/khea.2011.49.9.025
A Study of the Characteristics of Costumes in the Mid-17th Century: Ryu Ji Kyung's Costumes
Myung sook An
Department of Fashion Design, Gwangju University
Corresponding Author: Myung sook An ,Tel: +82-62-670-2348, Email: msan@gwangju.ac.kr
Received: July 25, 2011; Revised: August 9, 2011   Accepted: September 6, 2011.
ABSTRACT
The number of Ryu Ji Kyung's costumes that have been discovered is small but includes various kinds of coat. These coats have become important clues when trying to determine styles of coat that were present in the mid-17he composition of the costumes found were various, including unlined, lined, padded and quilted variations. Unlined clothes were sewed using broad-stitching, hemming, half backstitching, and backstitching. The unique sewing style of the 17th century was shown in Ryu Ji Kyung's costumes. Seams on the back of one coat were not connected but rather sewed as a whole because of the width of the cloth. There was a more elaborate sewing style on lined clothes than on unlined clothes, alongside the use of selvage on the reverse of the costumes, marking the face not by using other clothes, but by the sewing line. Because of their to kit types, the width of the sleeves, the presence of a Cheolrik string, the ratio of the upper jacket to the bottom skirt, and the width between the armpits and bottom hems in Jungchimak, Ryu Ji Kyung's clothes can be used as exemplary models of mid-17th century clothing.
Keywords: excavated costume, Danryung, Jikryung, Do-po, Jungchimak, Cheolrik
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