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Postcard - Wonsam (bridal robe), Immigration Museum, circa 1999 Image Reg. No: HT 5066

Summary:
Advertising postcard featuring an image of a Wonsam (bridal robe), it was published by the Immigration Museum, Melbourne, circa 1999. The postcard promotes the exhibition 'Rapt in colour: Korean textiles and costumes of the Choson dynasty', which ran from 10 October 1999 to 27 February 2000 and explored the art and design of Korean costume and wrapping cloths.
Description:
Postcard featuring a coloured image of a white, red, green, pink, yellow, blue and gold coloured Wonsam (bridal robe), set against an orange background scrolled with red and pale orange text.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Anonymous, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.2 cm (Width), 15.2 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: museum history, cultural traditions, advertising, postcards, publicity material, textiles, museum victoria exhibitions
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Immigration Museum
Primary Classification: MUSEUM HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Marketing & Publicity
Tertiary Classification: souvenirs
Inscriptions: Back:
Wonsam (bridal robe), silk (tan) with self-patterned design; green, red, blue, yellow, pink and white, 19th century. Photo courtesy of the Museum of Korean Embroidery, Seoul.
Format: Postcard: Colour
Publisher: Museum Victoria - Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1999
Place & Date of Event: Museum Victoria - Immigration Museum, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 10 Oct 1999 - 27 Feb 2000
Other Association (See Comments): Korea

The exhibition explored the art and design of Korean costume and wrapping cloths.

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