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Asian Ethnic Artifacts
Women of the Victorian era would use this type of fixed fan to protect their face make-up from the heat of the fireplace. The front of this wooden fan has a wonderfully delicate painting of a Chinese village scene with people, houses, willow trees, creek etc. In addition, there is a painted decorative border which details the scalloped edge of the fan. The rear of the fan is painted black with small golden flakes of paint...