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A Study on the Late 19th century Children`s Costumes and Games of Genre Paintings by Jungeun Kim
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  • Journal title : Fashion & Textile Research Journal
  • Volume 18, Issue 3,  2016, pp.289-300
  • Publisher : The Society of Fashion and Textile Industry
  • DOI : 10.5805/SFTI.2016.18.3.289
 Title & Authors
A Study on the Late 19th century Children`s Costumes and Games of Genre Paintings by Jungeun Kim
Choi, Eunjoo;
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This study surveys children`s costumes and games from the 11 Genre paintings by Junkeun Kim in the book "Korean Games(Stewart Culin 1858-1929)". The character of the general dress-costumes, games and the culture of life from the late century in genre painting of Junkeun Kim are as follows. The study results on the games are as follow. The boy`s games are kite-flying, spinning tops, playing shuttlecock with the feet, blindman`s buff, yut("Four-Stick Game"). Girl`s games are seesaw with board, blindman`s buff, marbles. Combined games are mount shoulder, sledge, tightrope walking for men with boy. The strengthen one`s body type were seesaw with board, tightrope walking, the compete score type were playing shuttlecock with the feet, marbles and the multi complex type were yut("Four-Stick Game"), kite-flying. Through genre painting in the century we know a boy`s `Jeogori `and `Ba-ji` were similar to a modern man`s and boy`s `Hanbok` with a traditional method of wearing. We believe that the originality of a traditional costume was an unchangeable characteristic. Girl`s `Jeogori` and `Chi-ma` changed in length and width, and method of wearing; however, the basic shape did not change. The analysis for artist`s genre painting which was ordered by a foreigner and the late of century`s children`s costume and game of life culture is useful to match the counters and show how to wear a modern Korean costume used to understand the `Hanbok` and establish a costume of life.
genre painting;children`s costumes;Korean games for children;
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