Bankes and carrying bag
Gift of Hilda Bixon and Edith Kupferman
Id no. 1039.91.1-29, Tool
Subject(s):  Health
Yetta Kupfermann used these bankes ("cups") to detect and treat illness. Lit swabs created a vacuum within the cups, which were quickly applied to the skin. The suction was thought to bring the ailment to the surface for treatment.
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