Tag Archives: Fans

Fans and Fashion

Fans and Fashion

By Kathryn Hanna Quick History of Fans. The ubiquitous cooling instrument for hot weather and making a fashion statement – ahhhh, the hand fan. Over the millennia, hand fans have evolved from simple implements of cooling to courtly status symbols

Collector’s Showcase: October 2015

Collector's Showcase: October 2015

A Fan’s Fan My name is Sylvie, I was born in Paris, France and I’m residing near Atlanta, GA. My passion for fans started at an early age, my first fan, now lost, was a new Spanish fan sold outside

Folding Bouquet and Floral Fans

Folding Bouquet and Floral FansĀ – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2007 by Cynthia Fendel Realistic images of flowers added greatly to the beauty of many desirable 18th- and 19th- century hand fans. Although roses, tulips, daisies, lily-of-the