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Living History: Learning About Historical Korean Clothing

Living History-Learning About Historical Korean Clothing

May 7 @ 11:00 am– 3:00 pm

New-York Historical Society

70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York NY

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Free with museum admission

Suggested Ages: All

In celebration of AAPI Month, join Jeff Cheon-Shik Yang, a traditional hanbok designer, to learn the history of hanbok. Hanbok is traditional Korean clothing that has been worn throughout the Korean peninsula for over 2,000 years. See traditional hanbok worn and explore examples of other types of garments.

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