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Publication numberUS1470356 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateOct 9, 1923
Filing dateOct 28, 1921
Priority dateOct 28, 1921
Publication numberUS 1470356 A, US 1470356A, US-A-1470356, US1470356 A, US1470356A
InventorsGraham Joseph F
Original AssigneeGraham Joseph F
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1470356 A
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@et 9 li923,

J. IF. GRAHAM PYJAMAS Filed Oct. 28. 1921 VE TOR enema o. e, i923.


application and october aa, roei. anni no. einem.

To all whom t may concern.

Be it known that il, JOSEPH F. GRAHAM, a citizen of the United States, and a resident of the city oi New Yorlr, borough of Brooklyn, county of Kings, and State of New York, have invented certain new and useful improvements in Pyjamas, oi which the following is a full, clear, and exact deoription. f

Among the principal objects which the present invention has-in view are: To avoid injury and inconvenience in laundering the garments ci? the character mentioned; to facilitate the manufacture of said garments; to economas in the construction or ment; and to provide a garment oli the char; acter mentioned which is adapted tor the service in which it is employed.

liignre l is a :iront view oi a pair ci pyjamas constructed and arranged in acoordance with the present invention.

Figure 2 is a iront view showing a modiiied term or? the invention.

Figure?) is a cross section of the preferred term, the section being talren on the line 3 3 in Fig. i.

Fignre d is a section oi the modified torni, the section being teiten as on the line iL-4l. in Fig. 2.

The principal obect ot the invention may be mentioned as t at avoiding the use or buttons tor securing the garment in its closed position, which buttons, when the garment is sent` to the laundry, interfere with the worh in the laundry and become brohen or torn therefrom.

With this object in view the garment consists et two duplicated parts, each having a leg portion 9 and a shoulder supported portion. Preferably the shoulder supporting portion referred to is the"strip i0, and this is integral with either the waist-band or the leg of the garment. lin the preferred form ot the garment as shown in Fig. 1 ot the drawings there is no waist-,band provided, and the strap l0 and the ie 9 are out trom the same piece of materia at the same e. Allwo such pieces, each having the leg 9 and strap i0 are united by a short seem ci stitches as indicated by the numeral il. Preferably the short seam is located just forward or the simple portxon of the the gar- Y.

crotch or the garment. This is the only place where the two pieces constituting the garment are structurally united.

lin each portion of the garment the shoulder strap of one leg is so disposed as to to rest' over the shoulder of the wearer o` the garment on the side opposite the leg of the garment to which the strap is attached. That is to say, the leg 9 that is adjusted to the wearers left leg has the strap 1Q which is carried over the wearerls right shoulder. rlo this end the strap l0 and portion o the leg 9 of the one section or the garment is passed between the sides of the strap i0 and leg 9 ci the other section providing lapped portions or sections of the upper ends ot the two leg portions 9-9.

'As' is usual in constructing pyjamas, the leg portion 9 is to denote width, and the raw edges are united by seams at the inner sides oi the leg. Each oi the straps l0 may be formed in haii sections joined midway between the extremities thereoiJ at the place where the saine is superposed on the shoulder or the wearer. lli desired the straps may he made continuous and the ree end can be sewed to the op osim extremity of the leg portion at the waist-line thereof.

lln the modified term oi the invention as shown in Fi res 2 and l, there has been substituted or the straps i0, shirt body sections 12 which overlap, as indicated in the drawings, each section being preferably provided with a sleeve i3 of usual shape and construction. rthe lapping portions lil and 15 ot the two gaent sections are preterably arranged to cover the major pomion of the body or t of the wearer downwardl trom points below the neclr, thereby provi ing maximum warmth thereto and to the vitals by means of the doubled walk at the iront and rear thereof.

While the present invention has been illustrated and described as adapted to the manufacture of py'amas, it will be understood that the met od oi construction and the arran ement ot the parts may be employed an incorporated in garments ot various characters where antaloon or trouser le s are to be supporte from the shoulders o the wearer without departing `from the spirit of the present invention.


1. A garment et the class described com- ILUG) p rising a pair of unit half-garment sections unite onl each section having a leg portion and a s oulder support therefor.

2. A garment of the class described comprising a pair of unit half-garment sections united at the crotch portions thereof only, each section having a leg portion and a shoulder support therefor, the shoulder support in each portion being adapted to engage the shoulder o'f the wearer at the opposite side of the wearers body, Afor which the connected leg portion' is intended.

3. A garment of thev class described comprising shoulder supporting independent portions adapted to be lappedupon the human body and Where the same covers the abdomen of thesaid body; and means for permanently securing said garment portions 1n service relation, said means embodying a short stitched seam adjacent theymedian portion of the crotch only of said garment.

4. A garment of the class described comprising 'two identically formedsections at the crotch portions thereof shoulder supporting independent portions forming parts of said sections adapted to be lapped upon the human bod and Where the same covers the abdomen o the said body; and means for permanently securing said garment sections in service relation, Asaid means being arranged so that the garment may be opened in front and in the rear of and upwardly from the median section of the crotch of the said garment.

5. A garment as characterized comprising two integrally formed body and nether sections, and means connecting said sections together in service relation at the crotch portions thereof only.

6. A garment as characterized comprising a pair of identically formed sections, each of said sections consisting of integrally formed body and nether covering portions, and means for permanently securing said sec'tions together in service relation at the median line of the crotch portions thereof Only. .gi


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US4447911 *Sep 3, 1980May 15, 1984Marcellaro Irene CJumpsuit
US5014364 *Dec 22, 1989May 14, 1991Orr Donna RGarment crotch structure and method
US5088117 *Aug 1, 1990Feb 18, 1992Fulmer Dorothy AVersatile hospital and out-patient gown
U.S. Classification2/83, 2/79, 2/227
International ClassificationA41D10/00
Cooperative ClassificationA41D10/00
European ClassificationA41D10/00