Where would you use this?

Yesterday I worked at our church thrift store. I bought this crocheted fan for 50 cents! I don't know what I'm going to do with it, but for that price it was too good to pass up! The green ribbon is woven all through it and the fan has starch in it to make it stiff.

Do you have any suggestions to how I should use it?



ceekay said...

Katherine....I cannot stand it! That is absolutely gorgeous. FANtastic! I would frame it and hang it up. Put a coordinating fabric to it and the room behind it. You might be able to do it yourself if the size is one you could buy a ready made frame for....let me know what you decide.

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

I love how you said FANtastic! Wish I had thought of that! LOL!


Alison Gibbs said...

Definitely frame it. It is beautiful.

Kathy said...

Gorgeous - what a great find! Yep, I'd frame it!

Jennie said...

What an amazing find. I have just started to crochet, a big chunky comforter in wool, but this is quite mindblowing as it's so dainty!

Carrie said...

The workmanship is very well done and it is beautiful. Framing it alone as suggested above or with something(s) similar would be very nice.

Alice said...

Oh, I love it! Framing would really show it off beautifully.

ceekay said...

Katherine, I tried to copy a picture of a fan frame but it won't copy here. I goodled fan shape frame and several sites came up. Now, they are expensive, and I would probably just frame in a square, but I thought you might like seeing them. Have a good day!

Lallee said...

What a pretty piece. I think it would also be pretty set on a tablecloth with a favorite teapot displayed on it, or some small vignette. Be sure to show us!

cookie said...

I think I would mount it on a dark piece of velvet and frame it. this is lovely.

Mary said...


I would also frame it and hang it for display purposes. It is a great find and a lovely piece. I have crocheted doilies, but never attempted a fan. Food for thought. Maybe I can find a pattern.

My great-aunt used to crochet this type of thing - fans, little shoes and doilies that she would starch and gather into pleats. I have never attempted that.

Take care and enjoy your week. I am so glad I decided to stop by. You always have such interesting posts.


MAG DURU said...

my new friend:
that is a lovely piece for a very affordable price.
whomever have crocheted this piece will want it to be displayed, therefore frame it.

have a blessed day.