Rare Rope Discipline has 12 straps ending in pearls.
Stains and traces of use.
PERIOD : late 19th / early 20th
SIZE : 43cm
SIZE : 16.9"
A discipline is a small flail (whip) used as an instrument of penance by members of certain Christian denominations (including Anglicans, Lutherans and Roman Catholics among others) in the spiritual discipline known as mortification of the flesh.