Name/TitleObstetric Fillet with Wooden Handle and Horse Hair Loop
About this objectThe loop is made from horsehair which has also been lacquered, possibly with a natural shellac varnish. The fillet was used for breach births to pull the baby's head into the correct and safe birthing position.
Subject and Association KeywordsObstetrics
Object TypeFillet: Horsehair
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