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Korean Antique Textile Chogappo Made of Asa Fragments


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1332730

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Korean wrapping cloth, chogappo which is made of fragments of choma (ramie) which are from 19th or early 20th century. All hand sewn except that some fragments have original machine stitches. Both wefts and warps are hand-plied. "Pojagi" is a general name for wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patchwork with silk as well as asa ( reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995 ). In good condition except for a several tiny holes. Mid 19th to early 20th century. 94cm x 90cm