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National Folk Museum

Along with its permanent exhibits, the National Folk Museum also has temporary exhibits. Here are some pictures from an exhibit which was on display in late January of 1999, close to the lunar New Year. The theme, of course, was the Asian zodiac.

Zodiac Rabbit sculpture Zodiac Tiger sculpture
Whimsical animal zodiac

Another display showed the history of han-bok (hanbok) , the traditional Korean clothing. At the right is an example of a modernized form of han-bok. Modern Hanbok
 National Folk Museum