Sanggung

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Sanggung was an official title of the senior 5th rank (正五品; Jong 5 pum), the highest attainable for gungnyeo, a lady-in-waiting during the Joseon Dynasty of Korea.wikipedia
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Gungnyeo

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Sanggung was an official title of the senior 5th rank (正五品; Jong 5 pum), the highest attainable for gungnyeo, a lady-in-waiting during the Joseon Dynasty of Korea.
Gungnyeo includes sanggung (palace matron) and nain (assistant court ladies), both of which hold rank as officers.

Lady-in-waiting

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Sanggung was an official title of the senior 5th rank (正五品; Jong 5 pum), the highest attainable for gungnyeo, a lady-in-waiting during the Joseon Dynasty of Korea.
Gungnyeo includes sanggung (palace matron) and nain (assistant court ladies), both of which hold rank as officers.

Dae Jang Geum

Jewel in the PalaceChoi Geum-youngChoi Pan-sul
As one of the sanggungs working in the royal kitchen (soorakgan), she possesses a talent in culinary art and is able to identify the source of the ingredients in a dish.

Korean royal court cuisine

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Each had their own set of tables and were attended by three palace servant women known as sura sanggung .

Joseon

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Sanggung was an official title of the senior 5th rank (正五品; Jong 5 pum), the highest attainable for gungnyeo, a lady-in-waiting during the Joseon Dynasty of Korea.

Korea

KoreanKorean PeninsulaSouth Korea
Sanggung was an official title of the senior 5th rank (正五品; Jong 5 pum), the highest attainable for gungnyeo, a lady-in-waiting during the Joseon Dynasty of Korea.

Goryeosa

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The title first appears in Goryeosa ("History of Goryeo"), a complied book about the Goryeo period.

Goryeo

Korea (Goryeo Kingdom)Goryeo DynastyKoryo
The title first appears in Goryeosa ("History of Goryeo"), a complied book about the Goryeo period.

Bedding

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In the chapter of the book titled Baekgwanji, regarding all official titles, there were posts named sanggung (尙宮, managing the palace), sangchim (尙寢, managing bedding), sangsik (尙食 managing food), and another sangchim (尙針, managing sewing) during the reign of King Hyeonjong.

Hyeonjong of Goryeo

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In the chapter of the book titled Baekgwanji, regarding all official titles, there were posts named sanggung (尙宮, managing the palace), sangchim (尙寢, managing bedding), sangsik (尙食 managing food), and another sangchim (尙針, managing sewing) during the reign of King Hyeonjong.

Gyeongguk daejeon

Joseon's constitutionSokdaejeonNation code
The naemyeongbu was largely divided into naegwan (literally "internal offices" ) and gunggwan according to Gyeongguk daejeon.

Sangmin

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The social status of sanggung generally belonged to the yangin (common people) class, distinguished from naegwan in policy.

Yang Mi-kyung

She is best known for playing the role of palace lady-in-waiting Han Baek-young in the popular period drama series Dae Jang Geum (2003).

Korean temple cuisine

temple cuisine
In the past, when the royal court maids called sanggung, who were assigned to Suragan (hangul: 수라간; hanja: 水剌間; the name of the royal kitchen), where they prepared the king's meals, became old, they had to leave the royal palace.

Wonsam

The queen, princess consort, and consort to the first son of the crown prince wore it as a soryebok, a robe for small ceremonies, while wives of high officers and sanggung (court matrons) wore it as daeryebok, a robe for major ceremonies.

Dangui

The queen consort, the king’s concubines, sanggung (court matron), and yangban women (nobility) wore the garment over a short jacket called jeogori.