Victorian Era Pastoral Scene Ladies Hand Fan

Pastoral Scene Ladies Hand Fan

During the Civil War era, this demure hand-held accessory was used to convey messages more importantly than producing a breeze. We are aware of nineteen of the gestures and their meanings. To mention but a few; handle to lips begged a kiss, dropping meant friendship only, drawing across eyes expressed apology. An intriguing translation is included with each fan. A beautiful pastoral gathering portrait is hand screened on fabric and trimmed with lace.

Price: $15.95