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Publication numberUS1524457 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 27, 1925
Filing dateSep 13, 1922
Priority dateSep 13, 1922
Publication numberUS 1524457 A, US 1524457A, US-A-1524457, US1524457 A, US1524457A
InventorsSelander Jonas W
Original AssigneeSelander Jonas W
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 1524457 A
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J. W. SELANDER APRON Filed Sept. 13, 1922 ATTORNEY Patented Jan. 27, 1925.


.TONAS wg sumere OF GALESBURG, 1LLiN`oIs.


Application mea' September 13,` 1922. Serial Ko. 58 8,12.

To all whom z't may cancer n: e

Be it known that I, J ONAS W. SELANDER, a citizen of the United States, residing at Galesburg, in the county of Knox and State i of Illinos, have invented new and useful Improvements in Aprons, of which the fo]- r lowing is a specification. r

The object of this invention is to provide an apron especially intended for .the .use of women when working around motor cars, or

doing other moderately heavy work.

A further object is to provide a* garment which may be quickly placed in position, which will efiectively protect the clothing of the wearer, and which may be advantageously used by any one doing rough work.

A still further object is to provide a gari ment which will serve the purpose of an I apron of the usual type, but which also resembles the lmickerbocler trouser.

i In the accompanying drawings,

Figure 1 is a 'perspective view of the apron, from the'rear side;

Figure 2 is a horizontal section through !I the several thicknessesiat hem 18;

Figure 3 is a horizontal section through the bottom portion of one of the legs. A strip of heavy cloth is Originally approximately rectangular in shape, and the 80 lower portion is divided at 10 to form leg members 11 and 12, in the lower hem 13 of which is sewed, in each case, a spli-t'resilient ring 14, which will permit of holding the lower end of' the leg of the garment in position, near the' ankle. The edge portions of the legs are not otherwise connected.

The middle portion of the garment is designated 15, and stretching horizontally band is a curved and resilient metallic element 19, of approximately ring form, and' adapted to hold the garment around the waist of the user, without other -securing means; v

The upper' portion of the front of the apron, or the bib, is designated 20, and has connected therewith a strap 21, designed to pass over the shoulders and around the neck, this strap being provided with a buckle 22. After the correct length for the strap has been determined, this element may be passed over the head, so that it will not be necessary to, manipulate any secur-ng device whatever in placing the garment in position and removing it, except to temporarily open the split rings. The upper and lower rings tend to draw the long edge portions 24 and: .25 together, so that the appearance is much the same as in the case of the knickerbocker garment. V

What I claim is-- A garment formed of astrip of material having approximately straight sides, the strip having its lower portion divided' to form legs and the upper portion being formed into a waist band, a bib connected with the waist band, a curved resilient device connected with the waist band, curved resilient devices connected with the legs and adapted to retain these portions of the garment in position, and an inner layer of material overlapping the inner edges of the leg portions, the upper edge of said inner layer terminating approxiuately. atthe point where the strip is divided to form the legs, and the lower edge of the strip tending to move inwardly between the legs of the wearer, under the action of the resilient de-' vices connected with the I le i In testimony whereof I & my signature.


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U.S. Classification2/51, 2/79, 2/52
International ClassificationA41D13/04
Cooperative ClassificationA41D13/046
European ClassificationA41D13/04C