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Storing Vintage Fans

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston has a wonderful article that may be of interest to anyone who owns antique fans, or who is a fan (pun intended) of this art form. It describes different techniques for storing individual kinds of fans according to their age, materials, and delicacy, some of which I had never considered before for my collection.

You can find the full article here.

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