Vintage 1930s 1940s Handkerchief Bag / US Army Sweetheart

This is a darling and special hanky bag circa World War Two era. Its more of a folder really, as it folds over to protect the items inside and has a floral ribbon that goes over to hold it shut. The exterior color has faded but it was once probably a pale apple or mint green. The inside is lined in a yellow satin. What absolutely makes this litttle bag however is the ivory crochet lace applique on the front that says "US Army Sweetheart" with a few little ribbon flowers.  It just tells such a story about this little bag's history, doesn't it?  I almost keept this for myself so grab it quick before I change my mind. I"ve seen other Army Sweetheart hanky bags but not one as pretty and feminine as this one.
Unfolded and laid out flat it measures 11" Long x 7" Wide.
Excellent vintage condition. The only thing to note is some minor foxing and the faded color. Ad the ribbon closure has a frayed areawhere I'd recommend maybe stitching it together to keep it stable. You can see this in the photos.
I adore this little treasure.
Please note: These are vintage, preworn and/or preloved items. I do my best to list any issues, but signs of wear should be expected. Please feel free to convo me with any questions. I'm truly happy to help in any way possible and I'm always up for a chat. Any accessories shown, including crinolines, are for display only, not included unless otherwise stated.


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