Western and Eastern clothing always looked quite different, yet they were usually made from the same materials. For instance, the traditional Korean Hanbok, as depicted on the images below, looks quite unfamiliar to the Western eye, yet is made of silk, cotton, and linen. In her paper on the Hanbok, Kim explores the history of the Korean dress and finds out why certain fabrics are used in its production while others are ignored.

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Korean Tradition Clothing Hanbok

Presentation-Korean Traditional Clothing Hanbok