Antique French Mother of Pearl Gold Sequins Fan in original Box, Fans were carried as an accessory but also as a means of communication. There is a fan language for flirting since couples couldn't openly express their love.
Folding fan with a black lace leaf decorated with a line of dancing putti carrying a floral garland. The sticks are carved and gilded mother-of-pearl, decorated with oval medallions of putti. On each guard stick a medallion with the initials BF.