History on Prusik Knot handcuffs?

History on Prusik Knot handcuffs?

historicallycurious
historicallycurious

July 27th, 2017, 9:23 pm #1

I would like to track back what the earliest uses of the Prusik Knot is in terms of using as a handcuff or restraint. Is it a purely very modern times thing? Does it date back far at all? Obviously rope in general has been used as handcuffs but I am mainly curious about specifically Prusik Knot varieties of cord-based handcuffs.

Do you either have any information or know good places where I may find more details? Thanks
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