Museum of Korean Embroidery

Museum of Korean Embroidery information

Location
Seoul , South Korea
Address
34, Nonhyeon-ro 132-gil, Gangnam
Telephone
+82 2 5155 1114
Getting there
Subway: Line 7 to Hak-dong, Exit 10
More information
www.bojagii.com
Opening hours
10am-4pm Mon-Fri
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A tiny one-room museum with examples of a neglected and unheralded craft and embroidery books to browse. In the good old days, nearly every­thing in Korea was embroidered – clothes, shoes, boxes, pillow-ends, screens, pin cushions, toys and thimbles. Delicate patchwork pojagi (wrapping cloths) had many uses and some were made out of silk or ramie (cloth made from pounded bark).

From the subway exit, turn left and then take the second alley on the right.