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Gat, Traditional Headgear in Korea

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Gat can be defined as the representative Korean traditional headgear. Delicate and elegant features and the curve of gat show the intrinsic beauty of Koreans. During the Joseon Dynasty, the commoners as well as the noble scholars wore gat for a leave day or the ceremonial conduct with full attire. Custom for wearing gat is continuously transmitted into the traditional ceremony such as ancestral rites in Jongga (the head family).
  • Page : 176
  • Date : Oct 2013
  • Source : National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage
Language
English
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