Chinese round fan embroidery wooden24007149-style-37-diameter-20cm $ 79.00 USD
A wonderful Chinese round fan for women, in case of great heat, it will be very useful. In addition to being beautiful, you will be the most pleasant companion this summer. This Chinese round fan is an authentic and indispensable element for women. Free shipping anywhere in the world.
- Fan Rib Material: Wood
- Fan Covering Material: Silk
- Technique: Embroidered
- Diameter: 20cm
- Handle long: 12cm
- Tassel long: 16cm
- Culture: Asia ( see more Asian crafts on our Asian store )
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- Delivery: Epacket ( Pretty well-packaged cardboard )
HISTORY OF CHINESE FAN
Chinese fan boasts a rich history of over thousands of years. As far back as in the Shang Dynasty, the rudimentary form of Chinese fan has already taken shape. Originally, Chinese fan is not used for relieving summer heat, but for symbolizing the rank and authority of the user.
Real fan-making began during the Western Han Dynasty. The calligraphy on the fan cover was firstly recorded in the story of Wang Xizhi wrote calligraphy on some of the lady’s fans.
Folding fans appeared in the Song Dynasty and gained popularity among literati and officials during the Ming Dynasty. They wrote poems or even painted on the fans. These fans with poems or paintings on them serve as an artistic symbol for social status.
The paintings cover a broad range of landscapes, flowers, figures, and so on. In the Qing Dynasty, is widely favoured by men of letters, Chinese fan was in full flourish.