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Joseon-Portrait of Heungseon Daewongun-02.jpg
Bokgeon worn by Heungseon Daewongun of Joseon Dynasty.
Korean name
Hangul 복건
Revised Romanization bokgeon
McCune–Reischauer pokkŏn

Bokgeon is a type of gwanmo (관모), traditional Korean headgear made from a black fabric. Although it had been worn by a few Confucian scholars until the late Joseon period, it later became a decorative headgear for baby boys' dol which is a way of celebrating the birthday of a one-year-old baby. [1][2]

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  1. ^ 복건 (幅巾) (in Korean). Empas / EncyKorea. Retrieved 2008-09-21. 
  2. ^ 복건 (幅巾) (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-09-21. 

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