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Publication numberUS1888629 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 22, 1932
Filing dateApr 15, 1931
Priority dateApr 15, 1931
Publication numberUS 1888629 A, US 1888629A, US-A-1888629, US1888629 A, US1888629A
InventorsHarry Kass
Original AssigneeHarry Kass
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Self-fitting apron
US 1888629 A
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Nov. 22, 1932. H. KASS 1,888,629

SELF FITTING APRON Filed April 15, 1931 Patented Nov. 22, 1932 r mi sion lfiiea 'April 15, 193i. seiii n tsaeezf I 'his invention relatesto new and useful improvements in a self fitting apron. 7 The invention has for an object'the construction of a self-fitting apron which is 5 characterized by an upper body having front and back portions; a skirt portion attached upon the front portion and having sides extending part way. across the back andresil'i ent means upon the lower edgeof. the back 19 portion betweenthe; sides for holdingthe apron upon the wearer.

The advantage of an apron constructed according to this'inv-e ntion is that it may be engaged in place on a wearer and taken ofi whenever desired without the inconvenlence of tylng and Untying apron strlngs. a

i It; is a still further object, of this invention to arrange the back of the body pleated so as to be capable of stretching as allowed tinder resilient means.

A still further object of this invention is the construction of large arm holes inthe body portion and the provision of a small width of cloth' between the armholes and the back sides of the skirtportion.

As another object of this inventionyit is proposedto "terminate the'body portion so that substantially no material exists between the armholes and'the sides of the skirt/portions. V

inventionis the con-' structlon of inclined seams between'the arm Another object of this holes and the sides of the skirt portion for the proper connection of the parts. A still further object of this inventionis the provision of means for changingthe distance between the ends of the resilient means for controlling the resiliency. V

A still further object of thisinvention is the provision of a self-fitting apron which is of simple, durable construction desirable in use and efficient in action'and' which can be manufactured andsol d at a reasonable cost.

For further comprehension of the inven-. tion, and of the objects and advantages there-' of, reference will be had to the following description and accompanying drawing, and to the appended claimsinwhich the various novel features of the invention are more par-V ticularly set forth.

In the mater al part of thisldisclosure :1 v

F g. 1 is a pictorial view ofalady wearing 1 v entio'n and view ed from the back. 1

an apron const1'ucted"acc ording to this in- I "Fig. 2 is a fragmentaryenlarged sectio a1;

viewtaken on; the line-2+2 of F ig'; 11* i Fig. '3 is affrag'mentaryenlarged eleva .tionalyiew ofa portion ofliig. 11showing-in pa'it cular the corner between lower edgeo f 5Q the upper body portion andthe 'vertical side of the skirt portion.

Fig, 4. is View 'similarto Fig. '31 bu i l-lie? tra'ting a modified construction. 71 i 3 Fig; 5 is a v ew sim'ilar t-oFigB The self-fittingapron,"accordingto this in vention, comprises an upper body" having a front portion to] the frontof the person -il-"- lustratedigglfand the backiportion' ex} tending from the shoulder down to the'wailsti 5 s line. A skirt portion ll conneots withfthe front portion andhassides 12 extending-part lway across-the back] Resilient mean sijl3 is 1 lo'catedupon the loweredg'e ofthe-b'ack po tion between the sides 12am]. serves to hold 89 the apron upon a wearers s "fJIhebOdy portion10'has a-neck Damn-141- and arm openings 15. Theback portion lQis Y formed with a plurality of pleats 16 st) as to allow forexpan'si'on. 1 The resilientmeansfllg isin the form-of -rnflledbinding'stripslflens v V gaged on op'positef'sides of the edge'offthe j V back portion andcovering'an elastic'membef ,rhe maria on theback arena the 9; upperbo'dy and"thesidesl2-isiso constrncted' p that inclined seams-19 are 'produce'd which-e2;-; tend fromthe armholes tothe corner. between the 3 bottom edge of the back: portion joffthe sides 12. Stitches 20 serve to" hold' this sjeam 1 In the; modified" construction illustrated in v g Fig. tthemat'erial of the back portion'hofth upper bodygand- 'thejvertical sides- 12 are so cons'tructedthat practicallyfno goods is di 'butilliis trating a still further-modified construction i gFig. 6 is a' fragmentary enlarged detailed v viewtaken onthe line6" 6ofFig.5.' Fig. 7 is a fragmentary View similar to x 1 showing another modified-construction. 1 'i posed between the armholes of the corner 7 where the bottom edge of the back portion meets the vertical sides 12. 1 This point is indicated on the drawing by reference numeral 21. In Figs. 5 and 6 a modified construction of the invention has been disclosed in which a means is provided forchanging. the distance between the ends of the resilient meansl3 to change the resiliency thereof. This means is in the form of an inclined casing 22 at each of the sides of the garment. Each casing lies" along the same path as does seaml19. Each casing 22is of hollow construction and has anopened side 23 into which the ends of the elastic'l8 may engage, A transverse rivet 24 engages; through the-end of theelastic 18. and thru theside slots25-formed in the sides of thecasing. The nearsides of'the slots-25 are formed with aplurality of teeth 26. The,

skirt portion 11 is connected with the casing.

- 22 byreason of engaging. within a groove 27 in the casing. Stitches 28 engage through thecasing and the skirt. portionr ll for connectingtheseparts together. The lowerfedge 7 alongqthe, casing is free.

I {1T0 changethe tension of the elastic 1 8 necessary to move therivet 24'alongvthe slots 3 25 so thatdifferent points uponthe teeth 26 y are engaged? This will cause a change in the locatiofnof the-elastic-18 to a position, for example,a.sjindicated by the dotand. dash lines 30. -When-the position of the elastic 1 8;is

Y be understood bylassuming, it one person as illustrated onFig. .1. To remove it, it

' shouldbe slipped upwards so that the neck 14 passes over the wearers head and the arms;

' changed-to thedotand dash lines position, a I

loop, will occur at the point 28but it does; not w interfere with the operation of theapron.

The operation-of the, self-fitting apron can nature. L

on a wearer'comprising resilient means upon the lower edge of the back portion between the sides, and means for changing the resiliency of the resilient means.

' 2. In a self-fitting apron, having an upper body having a front'an'd back portion, and a. skirt portion attached upon said front portion and having sides extending part ways across. the back, means for holding the apron on a wearer comprising an elastic strip upon the lower edge of the back portion between the sides, and means for changing the neutral distance between the ends of the elastic strip for changingits resiliency comprisingcasings attached upon the apron on linesbetween the armholes' and the points formed'by the bot;

tom edge of the-back portionand the vertical sides, rivets engaged "upon the elastic I strip ends and passing through slots in said casing,

andteeth formed in said slots for holding said rivets in variousadjusted positions.

In a self-fitting apron, an elastic strip" for holding the a-pro-non a wearer, and'mieans for changing the resiliency of the elasticstrip,

comprising casings attached upon. theiapron,

4. In a self-fitting apron,,an'elastic strip for',holding the apron on a wearer,' and means for changingthe resiliency of the elastic strip, 7 comprising casings' -attached"upon the apron at each of the ends of the elastic strip, and

means for holding the elastic stripends in various positions along the casings, comprising rivets vengaged'upon theelastic ends andpassing through slots in the casings, andmeans for holding the rivets in fixedadjusted posi-f tions along the length of theslots.

In testimony whereof I haveaflixed mysig- HARRY KASS'.

The apron can be re en'gaged in place by slipj 'In-Fig. 7 a [pair of elastlcs bee-understood thatcIgdo not, limit myself tothe' precise construction herein disclosed and the right is reserved to all changes and ymodificationsco'ming' within'the scope of'the inventionas defined in the appended claims. I

I claim asnew,

m ,7 1. In a self-fitting apron, having an upper :Having thus described my invention, what StatesLetters-Patent is :w-

and desire to-secure byUnited r;

bodyhaving'afrontandback portion, and a 3 skirt portion attached upon said front por 7 tion and; having sides- ;extendingf. part ways across the back, means .forholding the. apron ice

Referenced by
Citing PatentFiling datePublication dateApplicantTitle
US7926120 *Jul 25, 2008Apr 19, 2011Birmingham Mccann DIsolation garment and foot ware
U.S. Classification2/48, D02/861
International ClassificationA41D13/04
Cooperative ClassificationA41D13/04
European ClassificationA41D13/04