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Belt of penance, made of iron wire

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Postcard of Belt of penance, made of iron wire.
000-100-001-355-C
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Belt of penance, made of iron wire

This iron wire belt of penance was formerly in the possession of the family of Crawford of Cartsburn. It was given to them in 1771 by a Roman Catholic priest.

Belt of penance of iron wire formerly in the possession of the family of Crawford of Cartsburn to whom it was given by a Roman priest in 1771


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Online ID: 000-100-001-355-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MR 31
Date: 17th or 18th century
Material: Iron
Dimensions: 810 mm L x 25 mm W
What: Belt, penance
Subject: Instruments, of torture (NMAS Classification)
Who: Crawford of Cartsburn (Owner)
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