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Silk sheet hand fan

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Museu da Moda Brasileira

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Silk sheet social hand fan. Made of thirteen wooden rods, including the master rods. Sticks decorated with leaves hollowed and contoured on the border by white plumage. In the center of the leaf, three hand-painted female busts, with 19th century costumes. A woman dressed in purple, another in blue and one in pink. Metal handle.

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Details

  • Title: Silk sheet hand fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Physical Dimensions: A 21.0 X Env 33.0 cm
  • Provenance: The earliest hand fans were made out of noble materials such as feathers, precious stones, leaves or parchment and later in fabric, lace, silk, painted bases, embroidered with sequins or gold or silver threads.
  • 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, paint, notch, collage

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