9" internal flex frame for small purse or bag. The picture shows the frame hinged and open as well as laying flat and unhinged. This frame comes to you hinged. To insert frame into you item, unhinge both ends. Slide pieces through their prospective casing you have made and rehinge. To unhinge: use pliers and pinch the end of the frame to release pressure and work the pin out. Do the opposite to rehinge. Frames can be removed to launder your item.