Explore Fan Language, Lovely Language and more!

FANCY Hand Fans’ Urban Edition - The Language of the Fan was widely used in Century Europe by chaperoned ladies as a form of silent communication.

Language of the Fan The fan had a language all of it's own. Holding a fan up to your face in a certain way, could signal to a certain someone exactly what you thought of them! The codes were different between the 18th and 19th centuries, but here are a few useful signals from each

FANCY Hand Fans’ Urban Edition - The Language of the Fan was widely used in 19th Century Europe by chaperoned ladies as a form of silent communication.

The Victorian Language of Fans: -The fan placed near the heart: “You have won my love.” -Resting the fan on the heart. “My love for you is breaking my heart.” -A closed fan touched to the right eye: “When may I be allowed to see you?” -Letting the fan rest on the right cheek: “Yes.” -Letting the fan rest on the left cheek: “No.” -Fan held over left ear: “I wish to get rid of you.”

Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Search