Hand fans from Fan d’éventails, Paris. All perfect for your next enchanted evening.

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Fan painted with a gallantry scene and embroidered with sequins and colored silk threads. ca. 1900. French. Tulle, silk leaf, and a pierced, engraved, and painted mother-of-pearl frame. Signed “N. Fantté.” Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-xixeme/2783-galanterie-dans-le-gout-de-l-empire-eventail-vers-1900.html
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“The Ages of Life” fan which depicts couples at different stages of life. ca. 1770. Painted skin with a pierced mother-of-pearl frame with applied gold leaf and burgau. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via
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“Glory and Harem” fan, which depicts a couple in majesty on the front and a harem of women in an exotic landscape on the reverse. ca. 1850. Chromolithographed paper with gouache. Pierced and engraved frame in mother-of-pearl with applied gold leaf in a flower and bird motif. Maker not known. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-xixeme/2780-gloire-et-harem-eventail-vers-1850.html

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