Embroidery work has long been a way for Korean women to express their intricate artistic sensibility and cultivate beauty in
their daily lives. As embroidery was a basic skill that Korean woman had to learn, the skill was handed down naturally from
mother to daughter. While weaving and sewing, women would pray for the happiness of their families.
Embroidery was widely used in all classes of Korean society from the royal family and aristocracy to the commoners. Thus, the history of embroidery plays an important role in understanding the lifestyle of Korean women in the past, and embroidery is
the fruit of traditional feminine culture.