Folger Friday: The Language of the Fan

Fri Feb 22, 6:30pm
Presented by: Folger Shakespeare Library
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Tickets · $15
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Much more than a mere accessory, it is widely believed that fans were used by women in the 18th and 19th centuries to relay secret messages. In this pre-show workshop, delve into the nuanced language of the fan gesture to slyly tell your paramour the secrets of your heart. Continue practicing this age-old art long after the night is over. Included in your ticket price is your own souvenir fan and the Nell Gwynn signature cocktail to sip on during the event.

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