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fans (costume accessories)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Johns Hopkins University women's suffrage collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0857
Overview The Johns Hopkins University women's suffrage collection documents the history of the women's suffrage movement both in the United States and abroad from 1883 to approximately 1970, with the bulk of the material dating from 1900 to 1920. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials selected by the curators of Special Collections.

Stipple engraved fan, depicting humorous characters in fable, "The Way of the World"

 Collection — 1: [31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0773
Overview The item is a stipple engraved fan, printed with: "The Way of the World. A Tale" and depicts six humorous figures, representing "Report," "Hearsay," "SomeBody," "Every-Body," "No-Body," "Candour," with a descriptions beneath. The fan was published by Sarah Ashton of Little Britain, London, on January 1 1796, registered with Stationers' Company, the preeminnent London printing and publishing guild.

Valentine Victorian sweetheart fan

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030134492]
Identifier: MS-0706
Overview Copied from dealer description: [Valentine Victorian Sweetheart Fan]. [Np. c. 1890s]. Folding hand fan. 8½ x 14½ inches (opened). Six die-cut vanes; heavy card stock, embossed and printed by chromolithography in color and metallic inks; vanes interwoven with a cream silk ribbon; a brass grommet pivots at tail. Bright gilt; sharp die-cut edges; very good.