Handbag for afternoon or evening use. Frame of simulated tortoiseshell, carved and with openwork, with ball/snap closure and chain. Body of bag is of beige fabric with multi-colored petit-point embroidery of a bouquet of flowers. Floral motif on bag in grey, greens, blues, pinks and rose. Lined in rose ribbed silk, and contains a change purse and mirror. French or English in origin.
Photograph of a young woman posing for a portrait. The woman has light colored hair that is pulled back and away from her face and she has a bow at the back of her hair. She is wearing a white, high neck blouse with a striped, double breasted jacket. The room around her is very dark and does not have any discernible details and she is slightly out of focus.