Hand-painted paper hand fan, with French scene. Eighteen clear turtle sticks, cast and engraved in gold, two master sticks detailed in high relief. Metal handle and buttons.
Title: Hand-painted paper hand fan
Physical Dimensions: A 27.5 X Env 50.0 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.
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