Beautiful fans from Fan d’éventails, Paris. So useful if your corset lacing is too tight and you start to swoon at that holiday ball.

Fan. ca. 1910. Macaw feather with tortoiseshell.
Fan. ca. 1910. Macaw feather with tortoiseshell. Maker not known. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/feather-fans/2723-ara-eventail-en-plumes-vers-1910.html
Fan. ca. 1890.
Fan. ca. 1890. Black and red cock/rooster feathers and wood with marquetry. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/feather-fans/2722-black-and-red-feather-fan-cica-1890.html
Fan. ca. 1900.
Fan. ca. 1900. Armour fan encrusted with violet sequins with wooden sticks and guards. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/art-nouveau-fans/2733-la-vie-en-violet-fan-circa-1900.html
Imperial pineapple fan. ca. 1805-1810.
Imperial pineapple fan, the pineapple being a tribute to the Empress Joséphine who was born on Martinique. ca. 1805-1810. Silk leaf embroidered with green silk thread and gold sequins with bone. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/19th-century-fans/2729-imperial-pineapple-fan-circa-1805-10.html

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