Ikseongwan 익선관

For a long time I wondered why the bulbous hat worn in the Joseon court had what appeared to be Cicada wings in the back. Now I know! Thank you Arirang TV!


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2 Responses to Ikseongwan 익선관

  1. anon says:

    The costumes and hats were modeled after China’s Ming Dynasty emperors and nobles. Even the pronunciation of ‘ik seon gwan’ is similar to Mandarin pronunciation.

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