Silver carved fan
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This fan is a part of the Mao hat and comes from the South China province of Guizhou. There are 3 main kinds of hats in Mao history."Chong An Jiang" style is the most complicated one and the one with a fan on the top. It was used by a lady of the Mao minority from the time of the Ming Dynasty until today. Mao people believe silver can drive off evil things, and they like to use silver as a decoration to show cleaness and purity. In Mao culture, the bigger and heavier the hat, the more beautiful the lady.
H25 x W32 cm
circa 80 years
190.00 €
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