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Black organdy hand fan

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Museu da Moda Brasileira

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Black organdi fan painted in rococo style with lady sitting on wall, receiving bouquet of flowers and cupid's card to the center. Flowers' garlands finished by ties complement the composition. Eighteen sticks in turtle. Handle and button on turtle.

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Details

  • Title: Black organdy hand fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Physical Dimensions: A 26.3 X Env 45.0 cm
  • Provenance: In the 18th and 19th centuries, fans could be differentiated as being used during a mourning period, made primarily of black ostrich feathers with turtle hull cords, and later black lace or silk and dark ornaments.
  • 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: Turtle, cotton, montage, collage, paint

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