Hand-fans with flowers for August. Who needs an air conditioner if you can make your own breeze?

Iris hand-fan in wood with a painted fabric leaf. 1900-1905. Tutin, maker. Signed Tutin. Image © Fan d’Eventails Paris. Fair use license. https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/art-nouveau-fans/3605-iris-by-tutin-fan-circa-1900-1905.html
Iris flower hand-fan, the polylobed leaf applied with three lace irises and embroidered with sequins. Tortoiseshell sticks and guards inlaid with silver sequins and the top of the guards being serpentine. ca. 1900-1910. French. Duvelleroy, maker. Signed Duvelleroy on the reverse. Image © Fan d’Eventails Paris. Fair use license. https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/art-nouveau-fans/3603-iris-flowers-duvelleroy-fan-circa-1900-1910.html
Hand-fan with a painted silk and gauze leaf, richly embroidered with colored sequins depicting poppy flowers. Pierced horn sticks and guards, engraved and applied with tinted burgau mother-of-pearl with a poppy motif. Art Nouveau. Image © Fan d’Eventails Paris. Fair use license. https://www.fandeventails.fr/en/art-nouveau-fans/3606-poppies-art-nouveau-fan.html

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