993.823.1: Clamp, Towel, 1950-1991

Additional Images

993.823.1: Clamp, Towel.
Image No. 4183 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

MOYNIHAN'S towel clamp: curved head with 2 x 2 sharp prong tips, screw lock, long shanks, short ratchet lock and finger ring handles.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.823.1
Collection: Surgery, General
Date: 1950-1991

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 19.5 cm
  • Width: 6.2 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • plating,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • History of Use: Moynihan Clamps are used to secure towels to the drape in a surgical procedure.