US 1491016 A
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M. J. M GOWAN ET AL MASSAGING PAD Filed Feb. 27. 1923 Patented Apr. 22, 192%.
E. RICKSEN', AND PHILIP W. LENNEN, OF CHICAGO,
MICHAEL J. MGGOWAN, ROBERT rATEN'r caries.
Application filed February 27, 1923.
that it may be supported on one or two fingers of the user, and also easily reach all parts of the face around-the eyes and nose in the operation of massaging the face with a cream.
The objects of the invention are accomplished by the device shown in the accompanying drawing, in which:
Figure 1 is a plan view of the device.
Figure 2 is a side view.
Figure 3 is an end view thereof.
The pad or brush is of small dimensions, and as shown in the drawing, is tapered toward one end, or preferably of ovoid shape in plan, in order that the small end of the 80 brush may reach all parts of the face in the operation of massaging the face. The article is Serial No. 621,671.
preferably made of molded rubber, wlth the back 1 provided on its face with a plurality of projecting rubber teeth 2 and 3, the latter being cupped at their ends. Extending from the sides of the back 1 are a pair of elastic straps 4E and 5, one of which has a slot 6 for receiving the rounded end 7 of the other. A tab or thumb grip 8 extends from the enlarged end of back 1.
In using the device it is applied to the first two fingers with the straps i and 5 attached together at their ends to form a band encircling the backs of the fin gers, while the thumb rests on tab 8. In massaging, after dipping the brush in cream, all parts of the face are reached easily and naturally as though the fingers alone were used. I
A massaging device of the class described, comprising an ovoid pad or back having a plurality of rubber teeth extending from oneface thereof, and an elastic band attached to its sides for encircling the fingers of the user, and a thumb tab extending from the large end of said back.
Signed at Chicago this 17th day of Feb,
MICHAEL J. MoGOWAN. ROBERT E. RICKSEN. PHILIP W. LENN EN.