parent div crop child div

Hi,

How can we have a parent div clip contents of children divs without scrollbars appearing:

<html>
<body>

<div id = "parent" style = "position:absolute; left:20px; top:20px; width:100px; height:100px; border:1px solid black;">

    <div id = "child" style = "position:absolute; left:20px; top:20px; width:100px; height:100px; border:1px solid red;">
    </div>

</div>

</body>
</html>

I'd like the child div (the red square) to be cropped by the bounds of the parent div (the black box).

Thanks
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