Traction apparatus, probably from 16th century Italy.

Traction apparatus, probably from 16th century Italy.
Traction apparatus, used to support fractures and dislocations and correct limb deformities. Constructed of iron, brass and wood, it is believed to have been made in Italy during the 16th century.
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
1501-1550
Inventory number :
A121453