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Beige silk hand fan

MP

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Fan in light beige hand-painted silk with bird figure and flowers in pink and purple colors. Satin blue lining. Fourteen ivory sticks engraved with geometric figures. Guards decorated with the same decorative motif. Silver metal handle, ivory button.

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  • Title: Beige silk hand fan
  • Creator: MP
  • Physical Dimensions: A 29.5 X Env 52.3 cm
  • Provenance: In its golden period, the hand fan was used by men and women as a communication tool between couples, through which the messages were sent discreetly according to the position of the fan in relation to the body.
  • Type: Hand fan
  • Photographer: Caique Bellato
  • 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
  • Medium: Silk, ivory, metal, paint, notch, collage, montage

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