Slowly she untied the scarf from the door and placed it in her handbag.
She packed into a handbag a few necessary things with some heirlooms of her own.
She took the two threatening letters from her handbag and gave them to the detective.
Her hands shook so that she could scarcely open her handbag.
In the third act one of the characters has to take his trousers out of a handbag.