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Gaby

Type:Powder

Material(s):Cardboard

Designer/Maker:Gaby

Box Description:Covered in lithographed paper showing Gaby on the top.

Origin:Portugal

Date or Era:ca. 1900

Dimensions:6.5 cm.

Additional Information:
Made to honor Gaby Deslys, a famous French music hall performer. She appeared in the Folies Bergere and even created her own style of dance. She was very popular in Portugal and much admired by King Manuel II. There are two different boxes known: one shows the Folies Bergere dancers around the box (as shown) and the other has a solid red base.