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Two-sided hand fan of paper, painted with Chinese palatial scenes, with human figures with ivory heads. Sixteen ivory sticks hollowed and carved. Master sticks embellished with floral motifs and oriental landscape. Gold metal handle. Tassels in silk threads in shades of purple.

Details

  • Title: Two-sided paper hand fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Location Created: China
  • Physical Dimensions: A 30.0 X Env 52.0 cm
  • Provenance: The country that produces the most hand fans today is China, precisely the place where the articulated fan was created.
  • 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: Ivory, silk, metal, paint, notch, montage, collage

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