Leather hand fans are from Kutch, Gujarat where in the leather is hand stitched into its desired shape and is further decorated with threads or wool on its seams. 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: LEATHER HAND FAN KUTCH GUJARAT A commemorative postage stamp
SKU: INDC0900078231516 Category: Stamps
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