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Korean Antique Textile Pojagi Chogappo Made of Asa Fragments

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1393741

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Chogappo made of fragments of asa (choma,ramie or hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. "Pojagi" is the general name for the wrapping cloth and "chogappo" is one kind of pojagi which is patch-worked with asa or silk fragments.(reference source: "Korean Embroidery and Wrapping Cloths from the Choson Dynasty" published by Japan Art & Culture Association in 1995) Late 19th to early 20th century. In excellent condition except for one hole in the longest belt. All hand-sewn. The four belts are made of thin silk cloth. 73cm x 74.5cm Belts: 2cm x 48cm