Antique 19thc Victorian Celestial Moon Sky Stars Hand Painted Woman’s Paper Fan

Exceptionally dark and beautiful subject, nearly monochromatic with blues and silvers (die cut applied stars in the sky!) Likely Victorian Gothic, unusual European hand made paper folk art.

Fan is made of heavy paper stock, thermoplastic stays and bound with a silk / cotton thread. Seemingly original wire loop at bottom. Measures 13” high, spreads to well over 20”. Reverse is painted a simple black with applied stars. Nice condition, with expected wear to folds and loss to the cord decoration on one side. Please direct inquiries to curleysden@gmail.com. $450.

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