Bed comfort, cane and mahogany, English, 1850-1920
This may have been used to support the back or to rest a limb on when a patient was confined to bed rest – either at home or in a hospital. The fine quality of the mahogany materials suggests it would only have been used by wealthier patients.
- Nursing & Hospital Furnishings
- Object Number:
- orthopaedic support
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- orthopaedic equipment
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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