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).

Geumbak
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Korean name
Hangul
금박
Hanja
Revised Romanizationgeumbak
McCune–Reischauerkŭmbak

Kim Deokhwan (김덕환, 金德煥) has been designated as a Living National Treasure as holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 119.[1][2][3][4]

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  1. ^ 금박 (金箔) (in Korean). Empas / EncyKorea.
  2. ^ Noh Hyeong-seok (노형석) (2006-09-14). ‘금박장’ 33년만에 무형문화재 김덕환씨 (in Korean). The Hankyorye.
  3. ^ Choi Eun Soo (최은수). "Research on the gold leaf presented on costumes (복식류(服飾類)에 표현된 금박(金箔))" (PDF) (in Korean and English). The National Folk Museum of Korea.
  4. ^ "원하시는 서비스나 파일을 찾을 수가 없습니다".

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