10" internal flex frame for purse, tote or bag. Picture shows this frame hinged and open as well as unhinged and laying flat. This frame comes to you hinged. To insert frame into your item, unhinge both ends. Slide eahc piece through its prospective casing that you have made and rehinge. To unhinge: use pliers to pinch the end of the frame to release pressure and work out the pin. To rehinge: do the opposite. Frames can be removed to launder your item.