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Red satin hand fan, hand-painted with bullfighting scene. The clothes of the bullfighters are applied on satin and embroidered with metal threads. Eighteen sticks carved in dark wood, cast and painted in silver and gold. The stick to the right is cut, with image of flower branch, in gold. Turtle button.

Details

  • Title: Red satin hand fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Physical Dimensions: A 35.0 X Env 61.5 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.
  • 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: Silk, wood, satin, paint, embroidery, collage, notch

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