ERIC Number: ED409234
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Profusion of Color: Korean Costumes and Wrapping Cloths of the Choson Dynasty. A Teacher Workshop on March 11, 1995. Teacher's Packet.
This teacher's packet accompanies a slide presentation on needle arts produced by anonymous women of the latter part of the Choson Dynasty (1392-1910) of Korea. The Choson dynasty, lasting 518 years, was the last period of pre-modern Korean history. It was dominated by Confucian thought and regulations. With its strong patriarchal focus and moralistic philosophy, it was the most rigidly controlled society in Korean history. It was dominated by Confucian thought and regulations. With its strong patriarchal focus and moralistic philosophy, it was the most rigidly controlled society in Korean history. The packet contains: (1) an introductory essay describing the women of the Choson Dynasty with descriptions of textile art, costumes, and pojagi (beautifully decorated cloth squares or rectangles used to cover or wrap temple offerings, wedding gifts and ritual objects for ceremonies); (2) a description of simple color theory used in creating the ceremonial cloths; (3) a listing of suggested activities for classroom use for grades K-12; (4) a glossary of terms and description of embroidery stitches; (5) maps of Korea related to the time period; and (6) a 14-item bibliography of resources; and (7) a slide list describing the art depicted on each slide with time period and dimensions of the piece. (EH)
Descriptors: Art Education, Asian History, Asian Studies, Clothing, Clothing Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Foreign Countries, Korean Culture, Multicultural Education, Non Western Civilization, Social Studies, Teaching Guides
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94114 ($20 per slide set; $6 for Literary Themes).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: California Arts Council, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, CA.
Identifiers - Location: South Korea