CASCADING PATTERNS! Even the woman?s decorative coiled hair flows down pointing towards the fantastic dress the subject wore while her retaped quarter plate was taken. She held a tinted bouquet of flowers in one hand and intently watched her maker perform the operation. He also embellished her ribbons with light blue paint and added gold to the pin. There is a lengthy notation written on a piece of paper that was glued to the reverse of the lady?s leather case. The cover is missing. The first line identifies her as, ?Mrs. Ella Lord Hopson?. While there are many spots and a couple water stains inside the scalloped tarnish on the silver, Ella still manages to shine brightly.