Category Archives: Fans

The Language of the Fan

“You can kiss me now”   There is a peacock-like quality about the folding fans which came into fashionable use, they unfurl to display their glory, to attract attention and to send a message – and what a mixture of … Continue reading

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A Fantasmagoria of Windmakers

The historical use and creation of Fans date back to ancient times, primarily in a functional capacity as a ‘wind-maker’, to provide shade and to swat and deflect insects (lovely!); imagine the all-powerful Pharoahs in the muggy heat of Egypt being … Continue reading

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Flirting with Fans

Flirting with Fans I’ve been researching ‘how to perfume accessories’ and my interest was further piqued by articles I found on scented gloves and fans, etc and I remembered there was a Fan Museum in Greenwich; a well kept secret, … Continue reading

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