It is intended to reinforce the frame or corner, but also includes the lock, which is an opening and closing device, and served as a minimal decoration in furniture of the Joseon Dynasty, which refrained from cumbersome decoration. Originally, the word duseok (豆錫) has been used, but recently it is more common to be called jangseok.
Yu-hee, who defined Du-seok as “synonymous with tin (朱錫) and brass,” also assumed the possibility that it was an alias for zinc that was not re-created in 『Mulmyeong-go 物名考』, so that the term du-seok was used until the late Joseon Dynasty. It is clear that there has been confusion in interpretation.
Duseok tongs were developed by bending, which is one of the methods of making Duseok.
Linen, Cotton cloth , Silk thread
250 x 230 / 300 x 260
Producer / Design
No. 80 Intangible Cultural Property of Embroidery (Jasujang)
No. 22 Intangible Cultural Property of Decorative Knoting (Maedeupjang)