pojagi / marriage equipment
Wrapping cloth (pojagi). Made of red silk with blue border and red strip. Embroidered with decoration of a tree in polychrome silks. Embroidered by Madam, (a designated Important Intangible Cultural Asset).
- Found/Acquired: Seoul
- (Asia,Korea,South Korea,Seoul (special city))
- Height: 48 centimetres
- Width: 48 centimetres
For use by a bridegroom at a wedding, to wrap up a wooden duck to present to his mother-in-law.
12 March 2001
Reason for treatment
Provide flitelam board. Cover board. Secure textile to board. The textile will displayed vertically.
Good: Category A. Some creasing from folding during storage. The pojagi is relatively new and has not been displayed before.
Mounting Project. A flitelam board is cut and the edges seled with adhesive aluminium tape. Undiluted Vinamul 3252 is used on the reverse side of the board to allow both domette and the chosen support/display fabric to be attached. On this occasion it was not possible to attach a separate support fabric layer as the design department did not have sufficient fabric. This was considered to be alright as the Pojagi would only be on display for 6 months. After heat sealing the domette and display/support fabric to the board the raw edges were neatened with gummed linen tape. The pojagi was placed on the boars leaving a 5cm handling edge. The tie was arranged decoratively to display the tassles. The Pojagi was attached using a running stitch and silk monofilament. It was stitched around all four sides and a central support line was placed down the centre stem of the tree. 1. Making the board - Sophie Rowe 6 hours (2 x boards were made as the first one was too small to provide a handling edge). 2. Placing the Textile - Helen Tayler 1 hour. 3. Stitching the textile - Nicola Newman 8 hours.
Wrapping cloth (pojagi). For use by a bridegroom at a wedding, to wrap up a wooden duck to present to his mother-in-law. Made of red silk with blue border and red strip. Embroidered with decoration of a tree in polychrome silks. Embroidered by Madam, (a designated Important Intangible Cultural Asset).
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