Festivals: Paper Fan

Rounded Paper Fan

Rounded Paper Fan

Included in Daily Life box, Festivals & Holidays box

  • Description:  For centuries in Japan, rounded paper fans (uchiwa) have been used. They are made from a thin bamboo frame decorated with paper or silk stretched onto the frame. These fans are used as personal fans, but often seen paired with Yukata summer outfits.
    For more information, visit: http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/location/spot/handcrft/marugameuchiwa.html

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