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Chinese Hand Fan (Spring Festival Celebration Series)

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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When exactly the Chinese invented hand fans is not recorded. However, we do know that it was rather a discovery of the fanning function. It all started when a farmer was irritated by lots of flies and mosquitoes, he was so frustrated that he picked a big leaf with a long stem from a plant […]

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Hand Embroider on Paper Plate (Spring Festival Celebration Series)

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Embroidering was done in China at a very early date. The Chinese have an almost unlimited wealth of mythological, religious, symbolic, and legendary material from which to draw for designs. Textiles, both tapestried and embroidered, from early times, have been in constant demand for officials’ robes, temple hangings, altar cloths, processional banners, priests’ robes, and […]

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