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Black satin hand fan

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Museu da Moda Brasileira

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Hand-painted black satin hand fan with bullfighting scene. The clothes of the bullfighters are applied on the satin and embroidered with metal threads. Eighteen sticks carved in dark wood, cast and painted in silver and gold. Stick to the right is cut out, with image of hat and sword, in silver and red. Turtle button.

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  • Title: Black satin hand fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Physical Dimensions: A 34.5 X Env 61.0 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.
  • 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, metal, paint, satin, embroidery, collage, notch

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