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Black silk hand fan

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Museu da Moda Brasileira

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Black silk hand fan, hand-painted, with floral motifs: branches embroidered with strings and green and gold metal sequins. In the center is the figure of a hat and bird with garland. Fifteen sticks in black wood interspersed with friezes and golden and silver flowers. Metal handle and button.

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Details

  • Title: Black silk hand fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Physical Dimensions: A 30.0 X Env 50.5 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: Silk, wood, paint, embroidery, montage, collage

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