The black velvet body of this purse is 5 1/2" wide, and 6 1/2" long. It has a pattern of reverse chevrons, done with pearls, with a rhinestone at the apex. It also has parallel rows of small gold beads bisecting each row of chevrons. The edge is bordered with additional pearl and gold beads. The pierced brass frame is studded with pearls, and has a Mother of Pearl cabochons front center, back center, and on top of the latch. This frame is marked MADE IN FRANCE, and has a makers mark consisting of a star of David, flanked with initials R or N or K. and S. The lining is ecru satin with one ruffled pocket. The purse is missing its chain handle, and its missing several beads from the patterned surface. The velvet, and satin are in excellent condition.