Iron chastity belt lined with silk, posibly 16th century.
4 0 c m
 
29cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Iron chastity belt lined with silk, posibly 16th century.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Chastity belt decorated with a flower design and a heart pierced with arrows. Chastity belts originated in the 15th century. They were devices designed to prevent the female wearer from having sexual intercourse, and incorporated openings to facilitate urination and defecation. They were locked to prevent their removal.
 

Image Ref.

10284368
 

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas