Rainbow-striped Clothes, Traditional Costume of Korean Children

(1) Rainbow-striped Clothes of Korean Children
(Photo Credit KCNA)


Rainbow-striped clothes are a traditional costume for Korean children.


It is a national custom in Korea that parents have their child dressed in rainbow-striped clothes on his or her first birthday.


In the DPRK, lovely children wearing rainbow-striped clothes can be seen anywhere on holidays or rest days.


On folk holidays, children in rainbow-striped clothes would play diverse folk games.


(2) Rainbow-striped Clothes of Korean Children
(Photo Credit KCNA)


Clothes for young girls are a rainbow-colored jacket and a crimson skirt and those for young boys a rainbow-colored jacket, trousers with a cloth belt attached and a jumper with sleeves of many-colored stripes or headgear. Sleeves of the jacket are colored silk cloth and colors of collar and breast tie are red.


With peculiar and distinctive harmony of colors, rainbow-striped clothes are regarded as national heritages that can not be found in other countries.


(KCNA - January 4, 2021)

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