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Two-sided paper hand fan

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Museu da Moda Brasileira

Museu da Moda Brasileira

Two-sided hand fan of paper and sixteen sticks. One face in blue and the other in dark pink. Both with palatial scenes of the Chinese court. Human figures with applications in ivory, silk and retouched with painting. Fourteen cut and hollowed wooden sticks. Master sticks with relief carvings of floral motifs and oriental landscape. Metal handle, mother of pearl button, tassel with pink and beige silk threads.

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  • Title: Two-sided paper hand fan
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Location Created: China
  • Physical Dimensions: A 30.0 X Env 55.0 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: Paper, wood, paint, notch, collage, montage

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