Fan Dance "inventor" Faith Bacon ? Fan Dance has been around for a very long time in varying forms and cultures so i am not sure Faith 'invented' it!?! Though she may well have initiated the burlesque style with big ostrich feather fans which is still super popular to this day!
Luna Moth Girl with parasol - 1920s-Though the difference between a parasol and an umbrella may seem confusing today, it was absolutely clear and unquestionable to Victorian society. A woman who carried an umbrella was admitting publicly that she could not afford to own or hire a carriage for transportation when it was raining. But a woman with a parasol was most assuredly a LADY, she carried it in fair weather not in fou