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).
MUSEUM OF MENSTRUATION AND WOMEN'S HEALTH
Ad for Mimosept
menstrual pads, 1970s, Denmark,
Billed Bladet magazine
Right-hand page (full
spread). My translation lies
under the picture.
of the text:
3. No one needs to see that you're
menstruating. No matter how tight
your clothes are. Mimosept Mini is
discreet. Mini is appropriate for
smart, tight pants. It sits
completely firmly. It's completely
secure, completely invisible.
Buy Mimosept Mini in packs of ten
or in the new 30-pad economy pack.
[lower right-hand corner]
[Mølnlycke is the company's
name; see a little history
of the company and its exhibit in a
museum in Norway.]
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