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Author Tcherviakov, Alexander F
Title Fans
Imprint New York : Parkstone International, 2014
©2014
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Descript 1 online resource (481 pages)
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Note Intro -- The Language of the Fan in the Eighteenth Century -- The Language of the Fan in the Nineteenth Century -- Fans in Russia -- List of Illustrations
Besides its practical uses in regions across the globe, the fan has a long history as a fashion item, with new shapes, materials, and colours constantly being created. This book portrays the most artistic examples from the 18th to the 20th centuries. The imaginative shapes and expensive materials of fans are usually decorated with peculiar images of social events, icons, and music notes. Through its practical format, this book is an ideal gift for any lover of fashion and cultural objects
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Tcherviakov, Alexander F. Fans New York : Parkstone International,c2014 9781780423241
Subject Art -- 18th century
Art -- 19th century
Art -- 20th century
Politics in art
Electronic books
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