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Golden mother of pearl hand fan

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Museu da Moda Brasileira

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Golden hand fan with eighteen sticks in mother of pearl detailed and decorated in gold. Sheet of paper on both sides. On the reverse side, 3 frames, and those in the corner have medallions shaped like garlands with roses and gold ribbons. In the center, red curtain with shield of the kingdom of Portugal, jug with pink flowers. On the obverse, pheasant on light background with blue borders and foliage.

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  • Title: Golden mother of pearl hand fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Physical Dimensions: A 32.0 X Env 57.0 cm
  • Provenance: The hand fan arrived in Brazil in the 19th century with the Portuguese Royal Family. D. João VI was also responsible for the introduction of the usage of the commemorative fans, in which important moments of our history were portrayed.
  • 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, mother of pearl, montage, paint, collage

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