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