Antique Victorian black silk hand fan, folding

Regular price £179.00

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An interesting antique, Victorian hand fan.

It is an accordion type fan but it has two extra guard sticks that fold down and clip together to create a handle.

This gives it the appearance of a fixed fan and it can be held with the stick.

The fan is made from silk and paper, hand painted with a floral design and a small picture of Queen Victoria on one side and a picture on the other side that appears to be the Princess Royal or it could be a young Queen Victoria.

The sticks and guards are made from painted wood.

One of the folding guard sticks is marked PatentPrit.

A very interesting antique fan with an unusual design.

Condition:
Good used condition overall with some wear, small hole in the fabric, a couple of small end tears and wear to the wooden sticks and guards.

Approx 7" length closed, 2" width closed, 13" width open, 12.5" length open.

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