Not currently on display at the V&A


ca.1970 (retailed)
Place of origin

Beige nylon underpants with waterproof provision for sanitary pads.

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read Sanitary suspenders to Mooncups: a brief history of menstrual products Our collection includes a small, but steadily growing number of menstrual products, including a recently acquired Mooncup. Together, these objects offer a brief history of menstrual care, including misconceptions, missinformation and marketing, from the 19th century to the present day.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
nylon, rubber, machine sewn
Brief description
Underpants, woman's, beige nylon, rubber, Kleinerts, 1970
Physical description
Beige nylon underpants with waterproof provision for sanitary pads.
  • Approximate length: 29cm
Production typeReady to wear
Credit line
Given by Jill Ritblat
Reason For Production: Retail
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Record createdSeptember 15, 2000
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