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La mode retrouvée : Éventail pliant, 1878 Éventail offert à Élisabeth de Caraman-Chimay, lors de son mariage avec le vicomte Henry Greffulhe le 25 septembre 1878, par le comte et la comtesse de MontesquiouFezensac. Eventail en plumes d'autruche chinées, écaille brune, ornement argent ou vermeil dédoré, diamants, rubis et émeraudes. © Julien Vidal / Galliera / Roger-Viollet

La mode retrouvée : Éventail pliant, 1878 Éventail offert à Élisabeth de Caraman-Chimay, lors de son mariage avec le vicomte Henry Greffulhe le 25 septembre 1878, par le comte et la comtesse de MontesquiouFezensac. Eventail en plumes d'autruche chinées, écaille brune, ornement argent ou vermeil dédoré, diamants, rubis et émeraudes. © Julien Vidal / Galliera / Roger-Viollet

king george iv fan

Ivory Cockade Fan China, 1790 The Royal Collection Cockade fans differ from standard hand fans in that they open to a full 360 degrees.

Fan, 1800-1850 France, Museum of Fine Arts Boston (via Old Rags)

Fan, France, Museum of Fine Arts Boston. This could be easily made from a cheap sandalwood fan.

Fan | American or European

Late century, America or Europe - Fan - Feathers, plastic

Fan Designer: Mor Weisz  (Austrian) Date: 1895–1910 Culture: Austrian Medium: tortoiseshell, silk, cotton, paper

Fan Mor Weisz (Austrian) Date: tortoiseshell, silk, cotton, paper Dimensions: 9 in. cm) Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Beaded Ventilador | Ventilador - fantástico!  | Pinterest)

Fluttering Crystal Fan Minaudiere, Champagne/Fuchsia by Judith Leiber Couture at Bergdorf Goodman.

Victorian Paper Fan Featuring Violets http://www.pinterest.com/bobbyloulou/fans-umbrellas-parasols-bags/

>y< Victorian Paper Fan Featuring Violets

Luxury Polka Hand-Fan by Duvelleroy

Luxurious, balloon-shaped hand-fan featuring marquetry of guinea fowl feathers combined with black ostrich feathers against an ebony frame. 30 hours of ha

lace fans  --  umla

Pink and Cream Lace Fans

Mourning Fans: probably 18th century. "One widow's fan from 1751 is inscribed with an irreverent quote that pokes fun at the culture of mourning: 'Here lies Fred, who was alive and is dead; Had it been his father, I had much rather; Had it been his brother, still better than another; Had it been his sister, no one would have missed her; Had it been the whole generation, Still better for the nation; But since ‘tis only Fred, who was alive and is dead, There’s no more to be said.'"

"One widow's fan from 1751

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Fan  19th century

Fan: circa late to century, sheer silk plain weave with paint and metal sequins, bone sticks and guards. "A decorative scheme of large carnations and dense violets covers the entire surface of this fan.

vintage-lace-hand-fan-print @ Vintage Fangirl

french ephemera lace-hand-fan by lynn

Fan, Charles Hairon, France, ca.1910, via Sotheby's.

An Art Nouveau horn fan, Charles Hairon, Paris, circa

Fan Date: ca. 1923 Culture: probably American Medium: ostrich feathers

1923 Culture: probably American Medium: ostrich feathers

Mother of pearl brisé fan, fourth quarter of the 19th century. Courtesy of the Met.

dama-iz-fikcije: Mother of pearl brisé fan, fourth quarter of the century.

Pansy fan | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Pansy fan (1885–1910). Fan with painted silk gauze leaf. Large pansy with five bees, painted by Grace E.A. Ford (1885) For Allen Fan Company.  Image and text courtesy MFA Boston.

oldrags: “ Fan with art by Grace EA Ford for the Allen Fan Company, United States (Braintree, Mass), MFA Boston ”