Han Sangsoo (c. 1934)

Han Sangsoo working an embroidery. Han Sangsoo working an embroidery.

Han Sangsoo (c. 1934) is a Korean master embroiderer who holds the title of jasujang or embroidery artisan. He is regarded as a national treasure (Intangible Cultural Asset no. 80) by the South Korean government.

In 2006, Han Sangsoo established the Hansangsoo Embroidery Museum in Bukchon Hanok Village, Gahoe-dong in Seoul (South Korea), to house her collection of Korean and personal embroideries, Korean garments (including royal court garments) and to give lessons in Korean embroidery at various levels.

Digital source (retrieved 22 June 2016).

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 22 June 2016).


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