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Mar'ch 15, 1932. Hl. Mf JACKSQN GARMENT Filed May 9, 1931 2 Sheets-Sheet l f1 llomey March 15, 1932. H, M, JACKSON 1,849,578
Filed May 9, 1931 2 Sheets-Sheet 2 V Inventor MJd/c/cw j] Homey Patented Mar. 154, 1932 i,
UNITED STATES PATENT oFFlcE i HAZEL I. JACKSON, 0F TUCSON, ARIZONA GARMENT .Application ledv May 9, 1931. Serial No. 586,240.
This invention appertains to new and useslit 12 of section 7, while the tie of the sec-4 ful improvements in garments, and more partion 7 will pass thru the slit 12 of the section ticularly to a ladys garment, particularly 6. The sections 6 and 7 are provided with useful in the household. pockets 13 and arm openings 14 are pro- The principal object of this invention is to vided between the front sections'and the inprovide a garment which can be worn in termediate section 5.
various ways to always present a clean sur- It can now be observed, that the section face, and particularly the front surface which 5-is essentially the back of the garment, while generally becomes soiled easiest. the -sections 6 and -7 are interchan eable m During the course of the fol-lowing speciv:fronts for the garment. In other wor s, the
cation and claims, numerous important obsection 7 can be disposed over the section 6 jects and advantages of the invention will beas shown in Fig. 2, or, as when the section come apparent to the reader. 7 becomes soiled, the section 6 can be dis- In the drawings :T y posed over the section 7 and in each instance,
15 Figure 1 represents a front elevational a pocket 13 will be exposed for use.
view of the garment worn in one way. he buttons 9 are both on the inner side Fig. 2 represents a front elevational View and outer side of the garment, so that the of the garment worn in another way. can be engaged through the button holes 10 Fig. 3 represents a rear elevational view to secure the front sections to the seams 8 in A 20 of the garment as illustrated in Figs. 1 or 2. the manner clearly shown in Figs. 1 and 2. 70
ig. 4 represents an outside elevational Furthermore, the tie strips l1 are disposed view of th`e garment in open position. rearwardly and can be tied in a bow as shown.
Fig. 5 represents an enlarged fragmentary Obviously, the inside or the outside of'the detailed sectional view taken substantially on garment can be used, both being identlcal,
g5 the line5-5 of Fig. 4. and in this connection, the inner side or the 75 Fig. 6 represents an enlarged fragmentary Outer Side 0f each I'OIlt SectlOIl 6 and 7 C811 detailed sectional view taken substantially he employed. In this respect, the garment on the line 6-6 of Fig. 4. may be regarded as a four-way piece of ap- Fig. 7 represents an enlarged fragmentary parel, and manifestly, may worn for a go detailed sectional view, taken substantially COIlSldeIablB pellOd 0f time Wlthollt Washing, on the line 7 7 of Fig. 4c. especlally when the solled .parts of the gar- Fig. 8 represents a fragmentary detailed 'ment sectlons are not partlcularly disagreesectional view taken substantially on the line able 8-8 of Fig. 4. A f While the foregolng s ciiication .sets 5 Referring to the drawings, wherein like forth the lnventlon 1n Speel C terms, 1l] 1S t0 numerals designate like parts, it can be seen be lllldGyStOOd that 1111111610115 Changes 111 the that the garment includes the central section Shjlpe, SIZ@ a11d mate1`11s may resorted t0 5 and the two front sections 6 7. The sec- WlthOutdepartlng from the sp1r1 t and scope tions 5, 6 and 7 are joined together by 113,1; of the lnventlon as claimed herelnafter. i faced seams 8 and secured to the inner and Hfvlng thus fescllbed my mventlon, Wha-t 9o outer sides of each of 'these seams 8 at the I C1311 3S 119W 1S 1 u lower portion thereof, are the buttons 9 for` L 1. A reversible garment mcludlng aback cooperation with the button holes 10 in the SeCtlOn, and Opposed front Sectlons Secured outer edge portions of the front sections 6 t0 the back SGCIOII and adapted t0 be lapped i and 7. i either over the other when in either an obg5 Each of the front sections is provided with verse or reverse position; said garment hava tie strip 11 which is adapted for disposiing a slit at each side at about the waist line tion thru the slit 12 in the other frontflap and at the regions where the front sections or section. In other words, the tie strip adjoin the back section, and each'front sec- 11 of the front sectlon 6 will pass through the tion being provided with a tie strand joined 100 thereto in substantial alinement with said slits, the tie strand of the inner front section passing through the slit adjacent the outer front section to the exterior of the garment when in either an obverse or reverse position; a vertical row of buttons on the inner and outer sides of the garment adjacent the junction of each front section with the back section, and with the uppermost button of each row spaced downwardly a material distance from the waist line each front section being also provided with a vertical row of button holes adjacent its free edge and in substantial alinement with the buttons; either inner lapped front sect-ion being adapted to be buttoned to the inner buttons adjacent the opposite front section, and the latter front section being adapted to be butto-ned to the outer buttons adjacent the inner lapped front section, when the garment is in either an obverse or reverse position.
2. A reversible garment open in front from top to bottom, and presenting a pair of opposed front sections, each of which sections is provided with a slit spaced inwardly from the junction of the front section with the body of the garment at about the waist line, and being also provided adjacent a free edge with a tie strand joined thereto at about the waist line; each front section being also provided with a vertical row of button holes adjacent the bottom of the garment in proximity to said edge; a vertical row of buttons on the inner and outer sides of the garment adjacent the bottom of the garment and at the junction of each front section with the body of the garment; said front sections being adapted to be lapped, when the garment is in either obverse or reverse position, either over the other and with the lapped front section buttoned to the inner row of buttons adjacent the overlappin front section, the overlapping front section buttoned to the outer row of buttons adjacent the lapped front section, and the tie strand of the lapped front section passing through the slit of the overlapping front section to the exterior of the garment.
In testimony whereof I aiix my signature.
HAZEL M. JACKSON.