The Torture Device Used to Silence Women

There's very few corners of history that aren't stuffed full of raging sexism, but perhaps none encapsulates a society's desire to silence women as plainly as the use of a scold's bridle. Read more about the horrendous item used to torture assertive women below.

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The Torture Device Used to Silence WomenSource: Science Museum Group

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The Torture Device Used to Silence WomenSource: Wellcome Collection

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The Torture Device Used to Silence WomenSource: POWYS

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The Torture Device Used to Silence WomenSource: Wellcome Collection

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The Torture Device Used to Silence WomenSource: Harvard Blog

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The Torture Device Used to Silence WomenSource: Wellcome Collection

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The Torture Device Used to Silence WomenSource: Wellcome Collection

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