Obstetrical and Gynecological Instruments
Used to prevent uterine prolapse uterus. The lower part of the pessary would be extra-vaginal and this would have been held in place with a leather strap
Cream-colored, small pillar-like instrument. The top, round piece has holes through it and the base is an oval shape.
McGuire Medical Instruments Collection
Health Sciences Library
State University of New York at Buffalo
Phisick Medical Antiques
Contact the History of Medicine Collection, http://library.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/hsl/history/
“Bone pessary,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed July 18, 2018, https://ubdigit.buffalo.edu/items/show/16898.