Title: Royal Court Clothes Series (2nd Issue)
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Stamp Serial#
847 
KPC#
C-573 
MICHEL#
874 
StanGib#
1046 
Scott#
862 
Date of Issue
05/30/1973 
Quantity
1,500,000 
Denomination
10 won 
Design
Jok-ui
Queen's ceremonial gown 
Designer
Kim Sung-sil 
Image Area
33mm*49mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5Ąż5 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printer
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
The Ministry of Communications is issuing these two stamps as the second part of a series introducing traditional Korean clothes. These two stamps feature Konryongpo and Jukui, royal costumes of the Yi Dynasty.

2. Jokui: This is a ceremonial clothes of the highest order worn by a queen. It is made of dark blue silk on which 312 pheasants and 160 flowers are printed in an elaborate pattern. Purple trimmings are sewn on the collar, on the edge of sleeves and on other fringes of the garment. Patterns of dragons are printed in gold foil on all of them. Along with this costume, a queen wore a seven-foot-long yellowish red waist band on which patterns of phoenixes are printed in gold foil, Hapi on shoulders and a crown named Juchuichiljokkwan.