Save the Date! Manchester Antique Textile Fair 2017
NOTE the change of Date from March to April!
Just so you can note your diaries before we feature the flyer for the Fair, the Annual Textile Fair held by the Textile Society at Fallowfield, Manchester, will be held on Sunday APRIL 30th 2017.
No excuses then ( no snow, no cold, just April Showers!), … Read more â€º
Lâ€™Eventail et La Mode – report
Just a quick pic of the Exhibition we have just mounted.
Successful weekend ( September 3rd and 4th) with members of the Public enjoying fans, asking questions, bringing their friends, and fun for those of us from the FCI hosting the event. Mary and Gordon Cooper, Anne Moulinier-Krebbs ( who devised a children’s quiz and … Read more â€º
Lâ€™Eventail et La Mode…..fans and fashion in September 2016
Lâ€™Eventail et La Mode
A unique opportunity to view museum quality antique costume and fans will be presented to the Public in France on September 3rd and 4th !
The Comite des Fetes in Saint-Eustache ( a small village above Lake Annecy) will mount a special exhibition of costumes and fans from … Read more â€º
LONDON goes to the USA!
No, not another London bridge crossing the Pond, far more exciting!
The following information has been ( rather belatedly) received from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Hopefully FCI/FANA members will be there in their hordes and can report back to us.
As part of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museumâ€™s Enid and Lester Morse Historic … Read more â€º
EVENTAIL: Elegance et Utilite
Can we tempt youâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦to the South of France this summer?
Such a terrible thing, hearing about a new exhibition and then realising that it is miles away!
But, should you be down in the South of France between May 20th 2016 and October 28th, 2016, you should try make a special trip … Read more â€º
Treasures at the FAN MUSEUM Greenwich UK
The UKâ€™s only museum dedicated to the history of fans and craft of fan making celebrates its twenty fifth anniversary in 2016. To mark the occasion an exhibition of the Museumâ€™s finest fans, Treasures of The Fan Museum, will run from 16 January to 05 June 2016.
For this celebratory show, the Museumâ€™s curators have … Read more â€º
NEW book, Meru exhibition
Due out, in tandem with the Meru exhibition, a book produced by Sylvain Le Guen and Georgina Letourmy-Bordier , full of fabulous photos!
The hardback book produced for the exhibition in Meru is Read more â€º
TEXTILE SOCIETY: ANTIQUE TEXTILE FAIR
‘L’eventail – Matieres d’excellence’
and retails at 33 euros, plus postage from the museum.:
Musee de la Nacre et de la Tableterie, …
For those of you who are feeling the need to treat yourself to a fan, The Textile Society will hold their annual London Fair in October.
Several dealers are known to stock fans for sale, and of course there is a myriad of colour and treasures to enjoy, with textiles and costume from all over … Read more â€º
LACE FANS Exhibited! Sebourg, France, 2015
FCI and CE Participate in the Lacemakersâ€™ Biennial in Sebourg, Northern France
The theme: Paraguay and Nanduti Lace, and fans
The dates:Â Â June 6th and 7th 2015
The aim:Â Â Â Â Â Â To publicize our organisations and lace fans
The result:Â Â Some new members, and an excellent opportunity to exhibit fans!
Over four … Read more â€º
30th Anniversary of Cercle de L’Eventail
This announcement is to alert members of FCI to the events proposed by the Cercle de L’Eventail (CE) in celebration of their 30th Anniversary in 2015. The celebrations will be held over 3 days, September 17th to 19th inclusive.
Our friends in the CE have been generous enough, once again, to invite those FCI members … Read more â€º