Gujarat is well known for the mirror work hand fans which are beautiful ethnic fans made of pure cotton and embellished with mirror work to produce elaborate designs. Beads and Mirror hand fans are now used as wall decoration. The origin of hand fans can be traced as far back as 4000 years ago in Egypt. The fan was seen as a sacred instruments used in religious ceremonies and was also seen as a symbol of power even in its early forms. The history of Indian Hand Fans is traced to ancient times for use in temples to fan deities, as also in royal courts and households. Department of Posts is releasing commemorative postage Stamps on the following 16 Indian Hand Fans.
30-12-2017: INDIAN MIRROR WORK HAND FAN GUJARAT A commemorative postage stamp
SKU: INDC090007823103 Category: Stamps
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