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Publication numberUS1339738 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMay 11, 1920
Filing dateFeb 5, 1920
Priority dateFeb 5, 1920
Publication numberUS 1339738 A, US 1339738A, US-A-1339738, US1339738 A, US1339738A
InventorsCallahan Maud B, William Callahan John
Original AssigneeCallahan Maud B, William Callahan John
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Sanitary cover-pad for mattresses
US 1339738 A
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Description  (OCR text may contain errors)





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Specification of Letters Patent.

Patented May 1 1, 1920.

Application filed February 5, 1920. Serial No. 356,380.

7 '0 all whom it may concern,-

Be it known that we, J ()HN WV. CALLAHAN and MAUD B. GALLAHAN, citizens of the United States, residing at El Paso, in the county of El Paso 'and State of Texas, have invented certain new and useful Improvements" in Sanitary Cover Pads tresses; andwe do hereby declare the following to be a full, clear, and exact descrip- 0- tion of the invention, such as will enable others skilled in the art to which it appertains to make and use the same, reference an; had to the accompanying drawings,

and to the letters and figures of reference marl-Zed thereon, which form a part of this speciii .tion,

This invention relates to new and useful improvements in sanitary pad covers for mattresses, and comprises a simple and cfficient device of this character, whereby mattresses may be protected from soil and consists in the provision of a washable quilting arranged with pocket flaps upon its under surface adapted for the reception of a sheet of waterproof material which prevents any soil coming in contact with the mattress beneath.

The invention comprises a simple and efficient device of this character which will be hereinafter'fully described and their specifically defined in the appended claims.

The invention is companying drawings, which, with,the letters of reference marked thereon form a part of this application, and in which,

Figure 1 is a perspective view showing the padas applied to a'mattress.

Fig. 2 is a cross sectional view same.

Fig. 3 is a view of the under face. of the pad, illustrating the pocket flaps, and

Fig. 1 is a detail view of the waterproof sheet adapted to be held in the pockets of the pad.

Reference now being had to the details of the drawings by letter, A designates a spread of quilting of any suitable material designed to be washable, and has flaps B about its edges, with notches C at the corners, to permit the cover to be conveniently folded and fastened by any suitable means to a mattress as by safety pins as illustrated. The under surface of said. cover spread is through for Matillustrated in the ac its edges and means provided with flaps E forming pockets to receive the marginal edges of a sheet F of rubber or other material. Fasteners consisting of socket members H are secured to the inner faces of said flaps forming the pockets, and are designed to engage the lugs I'vhich are secured to the rubber sheet F, and which form a convenient means whereby the sheet of rubber or other material may be held in place within the pockets.

From the foregoing it will be noted that by the provision of a sanitary spread for use in hospitals, and other places, a simpie and. eflicient device is provided which may be easily and quickly applied to a mattress, and fastened thereto in the manner shown and described, the covering being preferably of a washable quilting, and by the provision of the removable sheet of rubber or other suitable waterproof material, the mattress may be thoroughly protected from any soil incident to its use with invalids;

What we claim to be new is:

1. A sanitary cover pad for mattresses,

comprising a sheet of quilting with a pocket upon one material the edges of which engage said pocket, socket fasteners upon said pocket, and lugs carried by the waterproof sheet and adaptedto engage said sockets to hold the sheet in place.

2. A sanitary pad for mattresses comprisface thereof, a sheet of waterproof ing a sheet of quilting having flaps about for fastening same over the corners of a mattress, said quilting having a pocket upon one face, and a sheet of rubber, the e ges of which engage said pocket and fastening means for holding the rubber in place.

3. A sanitary pad covering for mattresses, comprising a sheet of quilting having flaps about its edges with notches at the corners, fastening means adapted to engage the ends of said flaps to secure the sheeting over a mattress, the under surface of the sheet having a pocket near its marginal edges and a sheet of waterproof material, theedges of which engage said pocket and means for holding same within the pocket.

In testimony whereof we hereunto afiix our signatures.


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US2856615 *Jul 5, 1957Oct 21, 1958Rosina CiroccoMattress cover
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U.S. Classification5/484
International ClassificationA47C21/06
Cooperative ClassificationA47C31/105
European ClassificationA47C31/10A