Cheongsachorong

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Cheongsachorong
Korean.Folk.Village-Minsokchon-18.jpg
Two lanterns welcoming guests to a traditional Korean wedding ceremony
Korean name
Hangul
청사초롱
Hanja
靑紗초籠
Revised RomanizationCheongsachorong
McCune–ReischauerChŏngsachorong

A cheongsachorong is a traditional Korean lantern. It is typically made by joining red and blue silk shades and hanging a candle inside the body. Although used historically in wedding ceremonies, it is widely displayed in various cultural exhibitions today in South Korea.

A stylized cheongsachorong has been featured as the logo of the 2010 G-20 Seoul summit.

References[edit]

『고려도경(高麗圖經)』

『만기요람(萬機要覽)』

『사례변람(四禮便覽)』

『성호사설(星湖僿說)』