Wax Pill Packages - Artifacts
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One large package containing 6 sealed packages and one set of wax pills wrapped in paper A: Large paper package covered with yellowing paper with Chinese characters written in black ink on one end. The paper is folded around six rectangular shaped sealed packages of wax pills, the white paper wrapping has illustration of a potter and Chinese characters stamped in red on top and on one end. Pills are patent medicine I Mu Uan, to regulate menstruation, prevent miscarriage, smooth labor and other illness after labor and birth. B: Small package of wax pills. 6 X 2 X 1", wrapped in the same manner as the packages in A. Including a three layer inner wrapping of brown tissue stamped with Chinese characters. The package contains ten beeswax balls.