Women carrying caskets containing jewelry and beauty implements often appear in wedding scenes, or in scenes depicting the Eupalia, the day after the wedding, when such caskets were offered as wedding gifts. The hanging sash at the back alludes to the women’s areas of the home (gynaikeion).
Dayagi-Mendels, Michal, Perfumes and Cosmetics in the Ancient World, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1989
Klinger, S., Puzzling Postures and their Meanings: the Case of the L.M. Painter and his associates, Rivista di Archeologia, 26, 2002
Perfumes and Cosmetics in the Ancient World, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 12/11/1989 - 18/04/1990