How a Jinling folding fan is made

Source: Published: 2017-8-23 19:11:50

Highlights: Elderly craftsmen create folding fans at the Jinling Folding Fan Craftwork Institute in Nanjing, East China’s Jiangsu Province on August 22, 2017. As one of China’s four famous folding fans, Jinling fans are listed as intangible cultural heritage in Jiangsu Province. This type of fan is distinct to Nanjing. Craftsmen make the fan ribs with bamboo, and then apply thick paper or silk. Photos: VCG

  • A craftsman cleans the fan ribs with a brush after polishing them in Nanjing, East China’s Jiangsu Province. Photo: VCG

  • Finished Jinling folding fans Photo: VCG

  • Jinling folding fans on display. Photo: VCG

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