Menstrual Aprons & Other Garments

The Menstrual/Catamenial “Apron” was a garment that was worn under clothing to help prevent any menstrual blood getting onto the clothing.  Likely worn with some form of belted menstrual pad as well.

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1902 – Scott (Belt for pads)
https://www.google.com/patents/US706457

1904 – Scott (Apron)
https://www.google.com/patents/US778077

1904 – Luzzi (Clip for Menstrual Belt)
https://www.google.com/patents/US774191

1904 – Dessart  (Apron)
https://www.google.com/patents/US770562

1906 – Schiff – (Catamenial Garment)
https://www.google.com/patents/US833849

1910 – Klein (Apron)
https://www.google.com/patents/US971680

1914 – Meyers (Apron)
https://www.google.com/patents/US1122988

1914 – George (Apron)
https://www.google.com/patents/US1104185

1914 – Milkes (Apron)
https://www.google.com/patents/US1108206

1921 – George (Apron)
https://www.google.com/patents/US1386777

1922 – Stein (Apron)
https://www.google.com/patents/US1604085

1924 – Ward & Goldsmith (rubber underpants)
https://www.google.com/patents/US1494044

1924 – Camp (Covering for catamenial sack)
https://www.google.com/patents/US1494060

1932 – Castle – (Catamenial garment)
https://www.google.com/patents/US1886642

1948 – Kaldor – (Garter belt with pad clip)
https://www.google.com/patents/US2452129

1955 – Sabo (Underpants with built in belt)
https://www.google.com/patents/US2711735

1968 – Rickard (Underpants for Kimberly Clark)
https://www.google.com/patents/US3397696

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