Beige satin hand fan, hand-painted, with white flowers decoration and lace application in the center and on the edges. Eighteen sticks painted white with floral motifs in silver. mother of pearl button. Metal handle. Tassel in beige silk line with braided cotton yarn ring.
Title: Beige satin hand fan
Physical Dimensions: A 37.0 X Env 65.0 cm
Provenance: The hand fan, with its various shapes and luxurious materials, became an indispensable complement to society's clothing during the 19th century and is considered a strong symbol of lux and elegance.
Rights: GOVERNO DO ESTADO DO RIO DE JANEIRO / SECRETARIA DE ESTADO DE CULTURA / FUNDAÇÃO ANITA MANTUANO DE ARTES DO ESTADO DO RIO DE JANEIRO – FUNARJ / CASA DA MARQUESA DE SANTOS - MUSEU DA MODA BRASILEIRA