The Fan: Fashion and Femininity Unfolded

By: Steele, Valerie

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Fans have existed for at least five thousand years in cultures as diverse as ancient Egypt, India, and China. Arguably the most fascinating ornament in fashion, the fan has a deep and colorful history. This volume is a visual celebration of the fan through time, richly illustrated with art culled from the world's premier fan museums and private collections and with original photography. In an engaging overview of the fan throughout history, fashion curator Valerie Steele discussed the development of the fan, famous fans, fan artisans, and the fan's function at its heights of glory during the eighteenth century and the Belle Epoque. The Fan is a beautiful, informative and entertaining introduction to on of the most compelling fashion accessories of all time. Still in publishers plastic, the binding is violet cloth with gold lettering on the front and a beautiful pastedown of a fan. Illustrated in color. 9" x 11 1/4" wide. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. . Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art::History; ISBN: 0847824462. ISBN/EAN: 9780847824465. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002638. Hardcover

Title: The Fan: Fashion and Femininity Unfolded

Author: Steele, Valerie

Illustrator: Photographs

Categories: History,

Edition: No Edition

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Rizzoli Intl Pubns: 2002

ISBN: 0847824462

ISBN 13: 9780847824465

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 002638

Keywords: BZDB225 FASHION HISTORY ART FANS EGYPT INDIA CHINA FASHION ORNAMENT PHOTOGRAPHY ARTISANS INTRODUCTION Art::History; The Fan Fashion and Femininity Unfolded Hardcover,