I've written before about the fun of finding vintage handkerchiefs (hankies) at estate sales. Most of them have been lovingly used, cleaned, pressed and put away in a top dresser drawer.
But some hankies were apparently so precious -- or so decorative as to not be functional -- that they were never even removed from their original gift box.
Here's a set of three such hankies that I found at a recent estate sale. They probably date to the 1950s.
The little white flowers are flocked.
The hankies were carefully and elaborately folded and pinned to a piece of paper inside the gift box. And the cleaning instructions were easy to follow:
If you missed my previous post about finding a huge collection of vintage hankies, it's here: