South Korea Doll Saekdongot Hanbok

Korean doll in sitting position wearing the saekdongot Hanbok, traditional Korean dress consisting of a short jacket with long sleeves (Jeogori) and a skirt (Chima). Her jacket has colorful stripes, typical for the saekdongot. She is holding a basket filled with flowers. Marked ‘Made in Korea’ under her stand.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Doll wearing traditional costume
Origin South Korea
Culture Unknown
Medium Cloth over wire, fabric, styrofoam, yarn, plastic, straw
Mark or Tag On stand
Made by Unknown
Size H 20 cm
Dates from Not dated
Acquired Fleemarket


Here’s a postcard that matches this doll. It shows how the people living in South Korea are dressed in their traditional costume.

Text on the back of the postcard: ‘Korea: kinderkoor’. Foster Parents Plan card of a Korean children’s choir. Not dated.

Happy collecting,