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Clothing Habits

Material of Cloth


There are the record about clothing habit in 『Samguk-ji』,for example " Byen-jin peole raise a mulberry trees, rear silkworms, and make silk ","they make an wide width of cloth.". Gyem is fine silk, it is used as a street wear of the governing classes in the Han Period in china. The width of cloth is lightly constructed fabric maid from hemp cloth. Neng is thin cloth , has the pattern of ice, it is also estimated that it was a clothing of the governing classes. Because the queen of Hea offered a silk pants at the altar when she had be merried .  Cotton piece goods is fine cloth next to Gyem or Neng. It is woven of yarn which is made from a cocoon of inferior quality.It was inferior to silk in quality but it was practical, sturdy cloth. Their also was a coarse material. the ordinary people used Cotton piece goods and coarse material. Weaving skill was very developed in the third century.

stringed instrucment

'Bangchucha' is excavated from the ruins of the Kaya, it means Weaving was done widely at that time. To make high quality of fabric, spinning skill have to be permise. There was many in Kaya and in 6th century good string instruments like "Gayagum“ was made. String is essential on string instruments. there was a great skill that make a string not to snapped and small or heavy according to the pitch. That is There was some point of sameness between weaving skills and the development of string instruments.

fiber is erosive easily so it is rare that fiber is excavated at archeological evidence, In the Koryoung Jisan-ly No.30, a fiber with a gilding crown was discovered. it seems that silk fabrics becase it wrap gilding crown. Koryoung Jisan-Dong 44,In No.45, it remains also fiber marks , becase of a king's tomb, it must be a fine silk. Like all of this Gaya‘s weaving technology is hand over through Japan.