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fan museum

Fan Museum From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from The Fan Museum in Greenwich) Coordinates: 51°28′43″N0°0′28″W
The Fan Museum was the first museum dedicated to the fan. It is located in the GreenwichWorld Heritage Site in South East London, England.
The Museum, which opened in 1991,[1] is accommodated in two grade II* listed houses built in 1721. An orangery decorated with murals has been added to the building. There is also a Japanese-style garden with a fan-shaped parterre, a pond, and a stream.
The Fan Museum owns over 4,000 fans, fan leaves and related ephemera. The oldest fan in the collection dates from the 10th century and the collection of 18th and 19th century European fans is especially impressive. The entire collection is not displayed permanently due to conservation concerns, so three times a year the selection of fans on exhibit is changed. There is also a permanent educational display about fans, teaching about their history, the manufacturing …


Harisen From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The harisen (ハリセン meaning "slapping fan" in Japanese) is a giant paper fan, usually made in a closed fashion, It is used in Japanese comedy shows as a form of physical comedy (this is what is usually seen in anime when a character smacks another on the head with a paper fan).

korean dancing fan

Buchaechum From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia BuchaechumKorean nameHangul부채춤Revised RomanizationBuchaechumMcCune–ReischauerPuch'aech'umBuchaechum is a traditional form of Korean dance, usually performed by groups of female dancers. Many Koreans use this dance during many celebrations. They use fans painted with pink peony blossoms and display a show of dance. In the dance being performed, the dancers represent images using the fans e.g. flowers, butterflies and waves. They wear hanbok, the Korean traditional dress in bright colors. It appears to have developed under influence of both shamanic dance and traditional Joseon Dynasty court performance.[1]

Korean fighting fan

Korean fighting fan From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (July 2008) The Korean war fan (mubuchae; Hangul: 무부채) was a Koreanmartial arts weapon that originated in the Joseon Dynasty of Korea. Swords and similar weapons were banned from most people during this time which created a need for weapons that could be held in plain sight without arousing suspicion. They became most popular among the chungin (middle class) and yangban (upper class).
Craftsmen discovered a way of taking the "pak dahl" wood, an extremely resilient birch tree that thrived in the ice storms and harsh seasons of Korea's mountainous peninsula, and tempering it to a hardness that could resist the edged weapons typical of the era.
[edit]Variations Following traditions of traditional weaponry, Korean war fans were often un…

Japanese war fan

Japanese war fan From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Antique Japanese (samurai) Edo period gunsen war fan, made of iron, bamboo and lacquer depicting the sun (1800-50) on display at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, California. A war fan is a fan designed for use in warfare. Several types of war fans were used by the samurai class of feudal Japan.
Contents [hide1Description2Types of Japanese war fans3War fans in history and folklore4War fans outside Japan5In popular culture6Gallery7See also8References[edit]Description War fans varied in size, materials, shape and use. One of the most significant uses was as a signalling device.[1] Signalling fans came in two varieties:
a real fan that has wood or metal ribs with lacquered paper attached to the ribs and a metal outer covera solid open fan made from metal and or wood, very similar to the gunbai used today by sumo referees.[2] The commander would raise or lower his fan and point in different ways to issue commands to the sold…


Hand fan From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia It has been suggested that European Hand Fans in the Eighteenth Century be merged into this article or section. (Discuss) Proposed since December 2010.
19th century depiction of a Japanese folding fan with a poem on its open surface.
Fig. 3. Bengalese fan used in Indian homes. The handle is made of wood, the fan part of silk and satin. The first fans used in India were made of palm leaves. They were used against flies, also a tail of the yak (Tibetan steer)) was used for this purpose, A hand-held fan is an implement used to induce an airflow for the purpose of cooling or refreshing oneself. Any broad, flat surface waved back-and-forth will create a small airflow and therefore can be considered a rudimentary fan. But generally, purpose-made hand-held fans are shaped like a sector of a circle and made of a thin material (such as paper or feathers) mounted on slats which revolve around a pivot so that it can be closed when not in u…

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