Saturday, August 11, 2012

Fashion Depot #3

The fashion depot of the Wien Museum comprises not only garments but also the corresponding accessoires, for example hand fans. They were not only beautiful accessoires but also used in a more or less secret, unspoken code of messages. These fan languages were a way to cope with the restricting social etiquette in the 18th and 19th century. Click here for a short vocabulary.

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