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FANCY Hand Fans’ has been adapted to suit today’s modern lifestyle, use it in a coffee shop, bar, or any other “hot spot”, and you can change your destiny…

Victorian courtship required the knowledge of an elaborate system which included the methods of flirtation with gloves. Fans were used in a similar way. Among other types of symbolic expression, the language of flowers was used to convey messages without words.

Fan Flirtations (The Mystery of Love, Courtship and Marriage Explained by Henry J Wehman, published in 1890)

A Black Lace & Sequined Victorian Fan, Circa 1885 Tapered shaped fan of shear black lace, backed with second shear layer, decorated with sequins, ebonized wood frame with embedded silver colored dots, with handle, 11"L.

From The Mystery of Love, Courtship and Marriage Explained by Henry J Wehman, published in 1890. Handkerchief Flirtations