Silk Crane Hand Fan

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Description

Silk Crane Hand Fan

Featuring a large white crane on a natural background, this silk folding hand fan is made with a black bamboo frame. It is reminiscent of designs seen in the Met’s production of Puccini’s Madama Butterly.

  • Multi-color with black frame
  • Silk & bamboo
  • 8.25” L x 14.5` W when open

History

Puccini’s original version of Madama Butterfly premiered at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala in 1904. The composer was inspired to write an opera about a tragic love between a young Japanese geisha and an American Navy officer after seeing David Belasco’s play by the same name performed in London in June 1900. Puccini’s score includes many Japanese folk melodies, and is one of his most sweeping and sophisticated. It remains one of the world’s most popular operas.

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