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Scold's Bridle: 17th century

Scold's Bridle: 17th century
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

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Scold's Bridle. This instrument of punishment reserved for women prisoners originated in medieval Scotland. It consisted of a metal head cage with a built in gag.

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1601 AD - 1700 AD
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