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Advertising hand fan of printed paper. In the center is a pastoral scene from the 18th century and medallions with female heads and flower garland. In the back, in orange, garlands, bows and musical instruments. Embroidered with gold sequins. Seventeen ivory sticks, including master sticks. Gold metal handle. Sticks engraved with flowers. Ivory buttons.

Details

  • Title: Paper hand fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Location Created: Paris, France
  • Physical Dimensions: A 23.5 X Env 40.0 cm
  • Provenance: In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, hand fans became the ideal propaganda vehicle. The fan had two sides - perfect for displaying two messages at once - one facing the bearer and the other facing the viewer. Advertising fans were used in many capitalist cultures, often being even released in series.
  • 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: Ivory, paper, print, engraving, notch, collage, montage

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