See how a woman wore
a belt in a Dutch ad. See a classy 1920s ad for a belt
and the first ad (1891) MUM has for a belt.
See how women wore
a belt (and in a Swedish ad).
See a modern belt
for a washable pad
and a page from the 1946-47
Sears catalog showing a great variety.
More ads for
napkin belts: Sears,
1928 - modern
belts - modern washable
- Modess, 1960s
Actual belts in the museum
And, of course, the first Tampax AND - special
for you! - the American fax tampon,
from the early 1930s, which also came in bags.
See a Modess True or
False? ad in The American Girl magazine,
January 1947, and actress Carol
Lynley in "How Shall I Tell My Daughter"
booklet ad (1955) - Modess
. . . . because ads (many dates).
Ad for Hickory
sanitary napkin belt (1920s?
This ad typifies the elegant
advertising of the 1920s in America
(see similar ads for San-Nap-Pak
pads and Lucky
Strike cigarettes, from the
1930s), even for the humble belt used
to hold a pad in place.
part above forms the whole ad with
the part below. I separated
the two to make them load down
for an enlargement of the right side of
the part below.
See how a woman wore a
belt in a Dutch ad. See the Kotex stick tampon. See also
a Saba Ad, Pursettes ad.
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