folding fan

Folding fan, paper, depicting a mountainous landscape and inscribed on the reverse with some of the Beatitudes, verses from the gospel of Matthew in the Bible: 5:4 虛心的人有福了,因為天國是他們的 (Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven); 5:3 哀慟的人有福了,因為他們必得安慰 (Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted); 5:5 溫柔的人有福了,因為他們必承受地土 (Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth); 5:6 饑渴慕義的人是有福的,因為他們要得飽飫; ( Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied); 5:7 憐憫人的人是有福的,因為他們要受憐憫 (Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy); 5:8 清心的人是有福的,因為他們要看見天主 (Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God); 5:9 清心的人是有福的,因為他們要看見天主 (Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God); 5:10 使人和睦的人是有福的,因為他們要稱為天主的子女 (Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven). The inscription ends with the date May, 1933 A.D. There are also inscriptions at each wooden side, partly in seal script. There are also inscriptions at each wooden side, partly in seal script.

Translation by Hsueh Chin Wang.

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