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Foldable paper hand fan

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Museu da Moda Brasileira

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Foldable commemorative paper hand fan, on pleated and painted paper with six flags. Round shape when open. Wooden stem.

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  • Title: Foldable paper hand fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1915
  • Physical Dimensions: A 34.5 X D 23.5 cm
  • Provenance: The hand fan era, refreshing instruments used in operas, dances and receptions, comes to an end in the 1930s. In the past they were used in fashion, religion, battles or ceremonies, and were representatives of art, culture, geography and history, being a synonym of elegance in some countries and on special occasions.
  • 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: Paper, wood, montage, paint

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