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Wood Handkerchief Box with attached lid has a picture of a young lady in profile with her hair in a chignon. She looks very much like Charles Dana Gibsonâ€™s â€śWomen: the Eternal Question,â€ť that became known as the Gibson Girl. There is a large bright red petal flower in the foreground and in the background what looks like woven straw. Along the bottom of the lid is written â€śHandkerchiefsâ€ť in black. The border of the lid is in a checker board pattern, the sides in a diamond pattern. DATE: Early 1900s.
Wood Handkerchief Box with a center opening. On the top is a Gibson girl seen in profile looking to the center at her mirror image, on the bottom 3 large red roses are seen in mirror images. She is wearing a headpiece that is identical to the one in this collection and can be viewed under Headwear. DATE: 1920s.