US 1793243 A
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Feb. 17, 1931 PETEiQS ON 521-1. 1,793,243
HAIR CUTTING. GARMENT Filed July 1, 1929 INVENTQRS BY WW Patented P810117, 1931} f ,79 4 ,v
User ears e AxEL PETERSON Ann'wILLrAMrAnIs,orvNnw'ronmgnfreff narn ourrrne Application filed July 1, ieaa 'fseria n 375,012.
' Our i'nvention'relates to a barbers hair cutfabric. In the form illustrated; Y the; reinting garment and more particularly tosuch forcing strip is folded substantially atsthe a garmentformed of paper properly reinmiddle and-fkarmstwostrips '6 7' joined, as p forced. l indicated at'8," over onefedgefofth'e sheet 1At the present time, barbers usually emand the; free ends extend inwardly as'iilluse f ploy comparatively expensive hair cutting trated. .Z'Ihus, that. portion 9 of thesheet 5 fabric cloths or bibs which are usedon sucbetween twoportions 6+7 of the reinforcing. V 5 cessive customers with consequent danger of strip is properly held or housed awhengtlie V transmission of diseases, etc. The'laundering I pa-rtslGti '17 are securedjtothesheetli The reof the usual cloth barbers arment is uite inforcin 'm'embe'rma besecured in an' suit- V. 10 b 60 expensive, and the general wear and'tear able: manner preferably by stitching along soon ruins the. cloths so that, allthings (3011- the sides as indicated at 10.."11,;and,prefer sidered, it costs the barber a considerable ably .by'cross or reinforcing stitchesas 12; amountiper customer to use such hair cutting at the inner end. 7 Thus, the'paperl and the Y 15 cloths as are now commonly employed, and in reinforcing strip between the rows'of. stitch: e jv "addition fastidious persons dislike the idea inglO-ll are-free of -each other.] 1 of having the samecloth used that has previ- -When the garment is torbe us'ed, fit is' 'ously been used on other customers. s opened longitudinally of} the-reinforcing v t is the principal object of the present inmember so as tofor'm aneck-engagingipor- 1 e vention to overcome the objections heretofore tion as illustrated-more:particularly in Fig.
noted and to produce a barbers hair cutting 1. WVhile the garment'may be slitted' for use garment formed of paper properly. reinforced inlthe' course "of manufacture, 'we-zconsider it; w and which will answer all of the purposes of preferable"to leave-the garment substantially?" I I the present expensive haircuttingcloths and intactor' sealed-lup' so that theislit may be v 5 yetcan be so economically manufactured that formed by the barber 'himselfingfu-ll view it may be thrown away after a single use of the customerswho-isto, wearthegarment; s and a new. sanitary garment supplied for In the preferred form;illustrate'c'l,thereing each customer. 1 forcingmeans may be providedwith open:
In the drawingswhich show, for illu'straings or slits as inkli'cated.at ,l3,. nd p -f r, tive purposes only, a preferred formof the ably leave small un'slitt d-pe fti le lzgi invent on i s between adjacent slits. Thus, when the -.'ga'r-f-- Fig.1; is a view of an improved g rm pmentj comesfrom themanufacturer, the neck plied and illustrating features of the inveneiving. portion does not fully appea jand tion} theibarber, standing in full view of the ,cus- I Fig. 2 1s a face vlew of a garment before t e a fte eh einf r i Strip, and
use; 7 underlying? paper I along the intermittent Fig. 3 is. an enlarged sectional view taken gutted,p6rtibn tbform the n ck'engagingslit substantiallyin the plane of the line 33 of in the garment. The unslitted portions as Fig. 2. I 14 form, in effect, seals guaranteeing the cus- 40 In said drawings, 5 indicates Shet tomer that the garment has not previously so paper of the proper texture 'andfiexibility b n used. 7 j which forms the sheetportion of the garment, Wh n the garm nt is to be us d, the barber and is designed to replace the conventional tears open the slit and draws the slitted porhair cutting cloths 0f t laY- The Sheet 5 i tion around the customers neck and overlaps 5 of the proper size to cover the-shoulders and the rear edges as indicated at 15 and secures 95 extends sufiicicntly far over the laptoprotect such edges as by means of a pin. When f the wearers clothes from falling hair and the the barber has finished with the customer, the like. I V garment is removed and discarded.
Extending from one edge of the sheet 5 is 'We consider itadvantageous, though not a reinforcing strip preferably formed of necessary,to form the reinforcing strip ClOllf'iGG.
ble as illustrated more particularly in Fig. 3.
, In addition to giving added strength to the reinforcing portion, this double arrangement provides a fabric portion on each side of the paper and when applied the fabric portion may even separate slightly from the paper and form-ineffect three seals about the customers neck to prevent the downwar'drpas sage of hairx Garments as herein cheaply manufactured and when *lnanufac tured in quantity the actual cost of each garment should not be more than the real cost of each use of the present conventional hair cutting cloth and in addition the desirable sanitary advantages of the present garment are-realized;
Vhil'e one preferred form of the invention has been describedin considerable detail, it
defined int-he appendedclaims.
is to be understood that modifications may be maderwithin the scope ofthe invention WVe claimzi t '1. A barbers garment ofthecharacter in-. dicated comprising, a sheet ofypaper, a fabric reinforcing strip extending inwardly from one side of saidsheet and secured thereto,
said fabric reinforcing strip having a weakened portion extending longitudinally thereof for permitting the same to bereadilytorn, 7
whereby a slit is formed'to constitute a neck enclrohng portion.
2.- 'A-barbers garmentof the characterin-r dicated comprising; a sheet of paper; are-- inforcing strip secured to said'shee't of paper and extending inwardly from one edge thereof, said reinforcing strip having 'reade ily-frangible-=portions atlspaced points extending inwardly from the edgel'whereby said fabric strip" and paper may be'readily torn t to form an inwardly extending slit to constitute a neck ment.
engaging portion of the gar- 3. A barbers garment of the character indicated comprising, a sheet of paper, a 're' inforcing strip secured theretqzone ofsaid parts being-"readily frangible along a line extending from the edge of the sheet of paper inwardly so as topermit an opening for the purpose described.
AXEL PETERSON. WILLIAM PARIS.
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