In the 17th century the folding fan, introduced from East Asia, became popular in Europe. These fans are particularly well displayed in the portraits of the high-born ladies of the era. It has been said that in the courts of England, Spain and elsewhere, fans were used in a more or less secret, unspoken code of messages. These fan languages were a way to cope with restrictive social etiquette.
Findin' ladies hand fans made of lace fabric n' real wood be very difficult in this day of plastic. These be the perfect accoutrement to keep cool, as well as to flirt, with.
Comes in 3 colors, white on natural bamboo, red on natural bamboo, n' black on black bamboo