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Cherry Blossom Hand Fan - Recycled Paper Fan, Hand painted fabric flowers - CUSTOM ORDER

by sewmantra

Winner of the Zibbet Spring 2012 Challenge:
In honor of the gift of 3,000 cherry trees bequeathed to Washington, D.C. by Tokyo, Japan in 1912 - This hand fan celebrates the Centennial Celebration of this event. To learn more about the Centennial Celebration, visit:

~ Fan Dimensions:
Closed:10" x 0.75" [25.4cm x 1.9cm]
Open:10"x 16" [25.4cm x 40.6cm]

~ Made of all recycled material: paper, bamboo, cotton fabric, and soy inks.

~ All of the cherry blossoms are hand cut and dyed.

~ Choose from three colors for the flowers; rose-pink (displayed), lavender or light yellow.

~ Comes with a reclaimed fabric storage bag embroidered with swirly/flower patter, as seen in photos.

~ These fans are hand assembled. This means all aspects, from the fan to the branches and flowers. Because of this, no two fans are alike. While each fan has the same number of branches and flowers on it, the placement of these can vary slightly from one to the next. This adds character and beauty to a these fans.

~ Made in my home art studio in Shady Side, MD, USA


1. Place order for quantity wanted.
2. In buyers notes, indicate if you would like rose-pink (displayed color), lavender or light yellow for the flowers.
3. Once your order is received, I will contact you with an estimated date of shipment. Each fan needs approximately 48 hours for full assembly.

***Free Gift Wrapping offered on all orders - please request at time of purchase***

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The hand fan dates back to the 2nd century B.C. and its origin is believed to be on the Asian continent. European adoption of the hand fan is dated to approximately the 4th century B.C. Used as a cooling devise but also as a communication devise, these compact and alluring accessories were one of greatest tools of women in courts and high society.

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Destination Cost (USD) With Another Item (USD)
United States $2.50 $1.50
United States Minor Outlying Islands $2.50 $1.50
Everywhere else $3.50 $2.00

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