swaddling bands

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Synonyms for swaddling bands

a garment (a gown or narrow strips of cloth) for an infant

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Marco Ricci's Courtyard of a Country House, small tempera on leather (now in Windsor Castle), shows washing with a swaddling band hanging from a window of a house cropped at the top.
Then I began, "With those swaddling bands which death unfastens I am making my way upward, and I came through Hell and its agony.