Title: Royal Court Clothes Series (5th Issue)
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Stamp Serial#
871 
KPC#
C-579 
MICHEL#
898 
StanGib#
1078 
Scott#
867 
Date of Issue
11/30/1973 
Quantity
2,000,000 
Denomination
10 won 
Design
Pyong-sang-bok
Official wife's costume 
Designer
Kim Sung-sil 
Image Area
33mm*49mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5Ąż5 
Paper
Whiteunwatermarked
Printer
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
The Ministry of Communications is issuing these two stamps as the fifth and final part of a series introducing traditional Korean clothes. These stamps feature Kukunbok, a military clothes of the Yi Dynasty period, and Pyongsangbok, an ordinary costume for wives of civil and military officials.

2. Pyongsangbok: This is an ordinary costume worn by wives of both civil and military officials when they were visiting the royal court. The most popularly worn traditional female clothes, it is made up of Chogori, a coat, which has strips of jade green cloth affixed to the collar, the edge of sleeves and the armpits, and dark blue Chima, a full-length skirt. Accessories include a small gilded hairpin and a large ornamental hairpin made of jade. Chogori worn by widows has no decorative strips of cloth attached to it.