Handbag fan in silk with hand-painted tulle with floral motifs (flowers in blue and pink). Embroidered with small sequins in silver. Edge bordered by lace. Twelve silver sticks decorated with leaves. Silver handle and buttons.
Title: Tulle handbag fan
Location Created: Germany
Physical Dimensions: A 19.3 X Env 20.3 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.
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