Geumbak

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Geumbak
Korea-Geumbak.on.Hanbok-01.jpg
Korean name
Hangul 금박
Hanja
Revised Romanization geumbak
McCune–Reischauer kŭmbak

Geumbak is a Korean traditional craft for applying extremely thin gold leaf on hanbok, or other fabrics for decoration. Artisans who specialize in the technique are called geumbakjang (금박장) and among them, Kim Deokhwan (김덕환, 金德煥) has been designated as the title holder of the 119th Important Intangible Cultural Property asset.[1][2][3][4]

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