Double obstetrical fillet, 1851-1900.

Double obstetrical fillet, 1851-1900.
This instrument was used for making traction on the foetus during childbirth. It is thought to be composed of whalebone and was manufactured by Wood of York.
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
1851-1900
Inventory number :
A615768