Pojagi (wrapping cloth) made of silk with patchwork design in eight colours, back and border made of cream silk; green loop handle.
- Made in: Korea
- Length: 58.5 centimetres
- Width: 56 centimetres
Pojagi were mainly used for covering food on the dining table. This one was made from scraps of left-over material sewn together in a patchwork. Pojagi were decorated in many ways, either made from patchwork, embroidered, printed or painted. Sewing was one of the main past-times of women who in a very resourceful and pragmatic manner reused cloth fragments to make pojagi whose designs and colour harmonies often reveal strong artistic sensibilities.
2010-, 30 Jul-, BM, Gallery 67
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Object reference number: RRC33467
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