Title: Royal Court Clothes Series (4th Issue)
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Stamp Serial#
860 
KPC#
C-577 
MICHEL#
887 
StanGib#
1061 
Scott#
866 
Date of Issue
09/30/1973 
Quantity
2,000,000 
Denomination
10 won 
Design
Hwa-lot
Queen's wedding costume 
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 fourth part of a series introducing traditional Korean clothes. They feature Kumkwanchobok, a formal clothes for court officials of the Yi Dynasty, and Hwalot, a royal wedding costume worn by a queen or a princess during the dynasty.

2. Hwalot: A royal wedding costume worn by a queen or a princess of the Yi Dynasty, this gorgeous nuptial dress is made of red silk with colorful embroideries of more than ten different patterns. It has a uniform design. But the decorative patterns embroidered on the dress differ according to the status of the wearer who was broadly categorized as Naemyongbu or Waemyongbu. Along with this costume, a royal bride wore an ornamental headpiece.