Light green silkhand fan, hand-painted. Outside scene of a house, with couples dressed in Spanish costumes: three bullfighters and three women. Sixteen sticks in black wood. Side sticks inlaid with four mother of pearl buttons. Metal handle. Mother of pearl button.
Title: Light green silk hand fan
Physical Dimensions: A 39.4 X Env 70.5 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