Sanitary pads in packaging (7), opened bag originally holding 12 pads, 'Modess', paper / cloth, made by Johnson & Johnson Pty Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, probably 1960-1970
A paper bag containing 7 menstrual pads (also known as sanitary napkins or sanitary towels). The bag originally held 12. The bag is printed with two pink panels down either side. The front and back of the paper bag are printed with pink and orange flowers on a white background. The pads are made of white absorbent material covered with white gauze. One pad has been removed from the pack and is separate.
Printed on back of bag, pink ink 'IMPORTANT / Wear Coloured Line away from / body because this marks the / side of MODESS containing / the full-length safety shields, / MODESS NAPKINS WITH / MASSLINN NON-WOVEN / FABRIC COVER / Johnson and Johnson / PTY LTD SYDNEY / For maximum protection and / comfort, wear your napkin with / a MODESS Belt or MODESS / panty.
Printed on side end of bag, pink ink '12 SUPER / MODESS LARGER FOR EXTRA PROTECTION / feminine napkins.
Printed on front of bag, white ink 'with special deodorant'.