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Shroud means garment for dead korean people have believed in the intention of after death, so they have conducted funeral ceremonies very cordially. Mover over, since garments for the dead manifested the social status, rich. poor. and sex, they have prepared and put Shroud on the dead in the most etiquette. Shroud is differentionted between men and women and it is very complicated to wear. In Chosun dynasty, only goverment offcers hlgkly or educated man could wear Sim-I(深衣), and wives of man of high social standing could wear Won-sam( 圓衫) or Dang-i(唐衣). Historically. the higher the social position of a person, the higher the Quality of shroud that was worn. N3 time passed. people started to simplify the shroud. The number of items on a shroud have been decreased, and current trends show a decrease in arrangements and varieties of shrouds due to the changing mindset of the Korean people. However. Do-Po(道褓). Durumagl, Jeogori, Sokjuksam. and Sokbaji are still worn for mens shrouds, and Myuckmok, Goadu. Onang. Aks. Bege, Dairyumgum. Soryumgum, Chungum, and Jiyo are worn for both mens and womens shrouds. The research into the current practices of shrouding shows that the basic formation of the shroud has not changed much from yesterdays shrouds. Therefore, valuable research should be continued on the desirable shroud for use within the Korean tradition and culture.