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Avril Hart (au); Emma Taylor (au). This beautiful look at fans through the ages is illustrated in full color with some of the most spectacular examples from the world famous dress collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Created throughout history for a multitude of different purposes, many fans are also exquisite works of art. Tracing the evolution of the art of European fan making -- & the social uses of the fan -- the story begins in the 17th century, & concludes with the near-demise of fans early this century. Includes 19th- & 20th-century commercial fans, as well as examples of modern artistís fans. Combines lively text & color photos, along with contemporary engravings, magazines, journals & original designs.
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