Massager, Germany, 1880-1920

Made:
1880-1920 in Germany
maker:
Unknown

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Massager in shape of flat iron "Roleo" brand, German, 1880-1920

Massage is an ancient activity practised by medical professionals and non-professionals alike. As well as being a means of healing and relieving pain, it also helps with relaxation. This massager has the brand name “ROLEO” and its fourteen wooden balls (on the bottom) actively massage the patient when rolled over the skin.

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
A602750
Materials:
frame & axles, iron, handle & rollers, wood
type:
massager

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