Carton of silkworm gut ligature, probably British,

Made:
1901-1930

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Carton of 100 strands of 13 inch long silkworm gut ligature, black, probably British, early 20th century

Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
A616899
Materials:
carton, paper and ligature, silkworm gut
Measurements:
overall (box closed): 24 mm 89.1 mm, .02 kg
overall (ligatures expanded): 10.4 mm 79.7 mm,
type:
sutures surgery (general) and silkworm guts, surgery (general) and sutures