Two-sided pinted paperhand fan: on one side, medallions with everyday scenes, and on the other, on the center, a vase with flowers and garlands. Fourteen ivory sticks, engraved in gold, including master sticks. Gold metal ring and buttons.
Title: Two-sided paper hand fan
Location Created: Paris, France
Physical Dimensions: A 20.5 X Env 38.5 cm
Provenance: The hand fan arrived in Brazil in the 19th century with the Portuguese Royal Family. D. João VI was also responsible for the introduction of the usage of the commemorative fans, in which important moments of our history were portrayed.
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