Golden satin fan, with seven birds painted in the center. It has eighteen wooden sticks with decoration in floral motifs and phytomorphs in gold.
Title: Golden silk hand fan
Physical Dimensions: A 36.5 X Env 66.0 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.
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