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Fan of Elegant Woman from front and back. 1830's. The Victoria and Albert Museum.

Fan Date: ca. 1925 Culture: French Medium: paper, wood, metal Dimensions: Length: 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Milton W. and Blanche R. Brown, in memory of Polaire Weissman, 1992 Accession Number: 1992.167.3

There were over 240 fans used, and each one had to be fixed open, sprayed, positioned into symmetrical panels, glued over a domed shape, then hand painted, and be able to be assembled quickly on location in panels.

Chinese aluminum folding fan: for ceremony, dance, and they sometimes have a razor-edge to use in martial arts as a weapon. They are also used in subtle energy movement during martial arts and ritual ceremonies.