Prosthetic Breasts

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Title

Prosthetic Breasts

Subject

breast, breast cancer, breast--examination

Description

The push for women to do breast self-exams began in earnest in the 1950s and continued for decades. Pat Oriet used these breast models with small lumps inside to show women what to look for as they performed exams on themselves.

Date

1980s and 1990s

Rights

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted

Format

Larger model is about 4.25 inches in diameter, smaller version is 4 inches long x 2.5 inches wide.

Type

silicone rubber, plastics, textiles

Identifier

2018-1000-0009

Contributor

Gift of Pat Oriet