국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
Iron Rule Inlaid with Silver
  • Exhibition Name

    Iron Rule Inlaid with Silver

  • Culture/Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Metal - Iron

  • Category

    Housing - Daily Utensils - sewing kit - ruler for linens and silks

  • Dimensions

    49.7x1.6cm

  • Accession Number

    Deoksu 3833

  • Location

    Joseon III

This iron ruler is one of the royal gifts presented by King Jeongjo (r. 1776-1800) to high-ranking officials. It is inscribed in silver inlay with a poem composed by the king.