Hwagwan worn by a bride
Korean name
Hangul 화관
Revised Romanization hwagwan
McCune–Reischauer hwakwan

Hwagwan is a type of Korean coronet worn by women, traditionally for ceremonial occasions such as weddings. It is similar to the jokduri in shape and function, but the hwagan is more elaborate.[1][2][3][4]

See also


  1. "Wedding Clothes". Life in Korea. Retrieved 2008-09-16.
  2. "Hanboks(Traditional Clothings)". Headgear and Accessories Worn Together with Hanbok. Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  3. 화관 (花冠) (in Korean). Empas / EncyKorea. Retrieved 2008-09-20.
  4. 화관 (花冠) (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-09-20.
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