Xinhui Palm Fan, Jiangmen
Palm fan is the most famous specialty in Xinhui. The products of palm fan are known home and abroad; therefore, Huicheng has the good name “Kuicheng” (the city of palm fans).
Xinhui Palm Fan had high reputation early 1.600 years ago. According to the record of Xinhui County Annals that this kind of fans was popular in Jin Times and Xie Fangfu looked up of it and Prime Minister Wang was in pursuit of it. Its price was very expensive at that time. This kind of fans owns elegant shape and it is very useful for people to enjoy the cool. Every year, the departments of superintend and support regarded them as precious goods and sold to people. It is obvious that Xinhui Palm Fan was popular with the people up to commissioners in imperial government and down to the common people 1.6000 years ago. The leaves of fan palms were produced in Xinhui were big but indehiscent. Besides, the leaves have round core, detailed and symmetrical skeleton, glabrous color and luster and light corporeity. And then the skillful workers draw beautiful pictures on it with modern arts and crafts, which serve as a foil to the fan elegantly and pragmatically.
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