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The options below will search the Museum's online catalogue for illustrated records in each category. Only records with images (around 85% of the total number of fan records) are shown. The search results may take a little time to appear on screen. Select an individual image to view the complete record for each fan.

Image["fixed fan"]
Fixed and screen fans
fixed or rigid fan, attached to a handle

Image["folding fan"]
Folding fans
folding or pleated mount attached to multiple, overlapping sticks

Image["Brisé fan"]
Brisé fans
made solely from sticks held by rivet at lower end and ribbon or thread at top

Image["cockade fan"]
Cockade fans
folding or brisé fan designed to open to full circle

Image["fan case"]
fan leaves, cases and wrappers

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