Did you know that in Victorian times the ladies had an unspoken "fan" language? Maybe a tradition we should bring back today! Here are some of the meanings:
If a young lady held her fan to her lips, it begged a kiss
Dropping it meant friendship only
Drawing it across her eyes meant an apology
The fan placed near the heart signaled You have won my love
Did she hide the eyes behind an open fan ~ I love you
Running her fingers through the fans ribs meant, "I want to talk."
Opening and closing the fan several times ~ You are cruel ~
Fanning slowly meant I am married
Fanning quickly meant I am engaged
Passing the fan from one hand to another meant, "I see you are looking at another."
Using it to move her hair away from her forehead meant, "Don't forget me!"
Twirling the fan in the left hand ~ You are being watched ~
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