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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.


fixed fan Fixed and screen fans
fixed or rigid fan, attached to a handle


folding fan Folding fans
folding or pleated mount attached to multiple, overlapping sticks


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


cockade fan Cockade fans
folding or brisé fan designed to open to full circle


fan case Miscellaneous
fan leaves, cases and wrappers