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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Pterygium Hook
Pterygium Hook 0.25 x 6.75 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Hook:Pterygium. Stainless steel hook eye instrument with a handle that has raised edges.
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Bleeding Hook
Bleeding Hook 0.125x6x0.125. Grasping and fixating: Hook: Aural."Metal instrument with sharp doubled pronged hooks at the tip. used for bleeding the eye. Heavy rusting of metal present."
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Crochet
Crochet 0.75x14x0.75. Delivery:Hook:Crochet. Single steel straight arm with sharp curve at top and a rectangular crosshatch raised ebony handle.
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Crochet
Crochet 2"x 14"x 2.5" Steel instrument with a detachable curved rod and a smooth ebony handle with round steel rings for fingers that allow more leverage. This instrument was used after the perforator had made an incision into the head of the baby. The crochet was then inserted into the opening and used to remove the child from the mother.