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Silk sheet hand fan

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Museu da Moda Brasileira

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Silk sheet hand fan, embroidered with gold ribbon and sequins in gold metal of various shapes (circles, leaves and flowers) and sizes forming garlands. Eighteen cut and hollowed bone shafts decorated with floral motifs in pink, green, blue, silver and gold. Button in metal.

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  • Title: Silk sheet hand fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Physical Dimensions: A 24.5 X Env 46.5 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, bone, metal, paint, embroidery, notch, gilding, montage

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