Thursday, 28 January 2016

Eventails de deuil

Le roi est mort Versailles mourning fans éventails deuil
Back at the 'the king is dead' exhibition, some mourning fans. Fashionable mourning... with a reflection of this.

De retour à l'expo "le roi est mort", les éventails de deuil ou la mode en deuil... Avec un reflet de ceci.
Le roi est mort Versailles mourning fans éventails deuil

19 comments:

William Kendall said...

They're works of art in and of themselves.

Revrunner said...

Pierced ivory?

Lois said...

They are lovely! I would enjoy this exhibit too, so thank you for sharing Ciel.

RedPat said...

They are so beautiful, Ciel!

Bob Crowe said...

If you have to be conspicuously sad, you might as well get some attention for it.

Cezar and Léia said...

Adorable and so romantic!

Halcyon said...

Every lady needs a fan!

Gunn said...

I agree with Halcyon :)
Nice artistic work.
Thanks for sharing.

Wayne said...

The fans have such intricate details, they are very pretty.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Oh I must make sure Aimee sees these Ciel, she has a thing about fans and these are so beautifully shown here.

VP said...

Not so gaudy, but the king is dead, after all...

orvokki said...

Lovely !!

Lowell said...

There must have been thousands of varieties of fans for the ladies to wave about in those days. Don't see much of that anymore.

Tanya Breese said...

i love these fans! so beautiful! my dad used to bring me fans when he'd go overseas (navy)...i sure wish i had them now!

Sharon Anck said...

If you have to be in mourning, you may as well do it in style.

Susan Bauer said...

The fan photo is lovely in its composition and coloration. Nicely done.

EG CameraGirl said...

Beautiful fans and I like the reflection shot too.

joo said...

Hi Ciel, super post. Love the second photo!

Daryl said...

i am wishing i could see these in person, you've captured them so well