|Publication number||US1913750 A|
|Publication date||Jun 13, 1933|
|Filing date||Jun 3, 1929|
|Priority date||Jun 3, 1929|
|Publication number||US 1913750 A, US 1913750A, US-A-1913750, US1913750 A, US1913750A|
|Inventors||Frank Albert L|
|Original Assignee||Seattle Tent & Awning Company|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Referenced by (5), Classifications (9)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
June 13, 1933.
A. L. FRANK BEDDING PROTECTIVE DEVICE Filed June 3, 1929 ATTORNEY Patented June 13, 1933 1 UNITED STATES- ALBERT L. FRANK, or SEATTLE, wnsnrneron, Assmnon ro SEATTLE TENTH &
PATENT orrics AWNING COMPANY, OF SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, A CORPORATION OE WASHINGTON BEDDING PROTECTIVE DEVICE Application filed J'une3, .1929. Serial 1105367344.
This invention relates to bedding protecting devices, for use, more especially, in bunk houses of logging camps, road crews, etc., for
their working clothes, and in consequence safe-guarding the bed-clothes from becoming unnecessarily soiled. Under such work ing conditions, much dirt and foreign ma terial is conveyed by the mens clothing onto the bedding of the bunks, where the men spend a proportionately large part of their idle time relaxing and resting themselves in difficulty is had in keeping the bedding clean and sanitary.
The object of the present lnvention, gen
erally stated, is to provide means adapted to a be conveniently applied about a mattress and).
bed clothes of a bunk for the purpose of excluding dirt and moisture therefrom.
Another object is to provide a bed-protecting device which is adapted to be employed as a mattress sheath against rust depositlon from the springs, and which will also accommodate the bedding of a bunk.
More specific obj ects and advantages of the invention will appear in the followingdescription. i
The invention consists in the novel construction, adaptation and combination of parts hereinafter described and claimed. 1 In the accompanying drawing,
A cover for the bedding and mattress of a bunk, according to the present invention, is formed, preferably, of a waterproof canvas,
or other suitable light weightmaterial.
Said cover is formed to provide a sheet whichis capable of being folded along lines 4, 5, and 6, to provide a bottom flap 7 fly member 8, and side flaps 9 and 10, disposed at opposite sides of said fly member 8, and
arrangedfor depending relationship thereto.
More particularly, "said cover is constructed of two rectangular sheets connected.
longitudinally one with the other by atongue 13 of the material disposed betweenthe folding lines 1 and 5. The lateral edges 11 and -12 of flap Tare turned or folded upon them- .nesses at the tongue 13, that is to sayat opposite sides of the respective re-entrant an- ;gles 14 and 15. Thus it will be seen that the tongue and the portion ofthe sheet 7 cooperating therewith, provides a two-ply, or doublestrcngth, foot walllG which, in turn, isfurther strengthened at the sides 11 and 12 as above explained.
a 17 represents.a plurality of grommets provided within the laterally turned edges 11 and l2 to provide means readily engaged by lanyards (not shown) orother flexible device whereby the cover, as a whole, is securedto the side railsof a bunk.
In use, the bottom flap 7 is secured above the springs of a bed and made fast thereto by means of the grommet-lanyard fastenings above referredto. The mattressand bedding are placed above the bottom flap 7 toabut against the foot wall 16. 3
f The fly 8 is then thrown over the madeup bed and may be utilized as a protection from the elements or as a security from dirt Figure 1 is a top plan view of a beddlng pro broughtupon the clothing of a person.
The construction and utility of the invention is believed apparent from the foregoing description. i l
What I claim,is,
1. A protective covering forthe mattress and the beddingof a bunk wherein a narrow portion is afforced for disposition beneath the mattress of the bunk, and a wider portion secured thereto for overlying the bedding and having side flaps depending from opposite edges to protect the sides of the mattress and the bedding, said wide and narrow portions consisting of respective approximate rectangular sheets of fabric, the former having a jrotruding tongue of less widththan the narrow sheet extending from the end portion thereof and adapted to overlie said narrower sheet in affording a two-ply thickness transversely of the same, the lateral edges of said i last named sheet being folded and stitched upon itself to embrace the edges of said tongue in aflording a three-ply thickness laterally of said tongue portion.
2. A protective covering for the mattress and bedding of a bunk consisting of an oblong member formed to provide two substantial rectangular sheets meeting on the approximate transverse median line of the member, one of said sheets being of less width than the other to present re-entrant angles at both sides of the member, said member being also formed to provide a relatively inflexible portion extending from the transverse meeting line of the sheets in the direction of the narrow end of the member a distance approximating the thickness of the mattress and bedding, the sheet of less width being adapted for introduction between the springs and the mattress of the bunk, said relatively inflexible portion being adapted to extend across the vertical foot of the bunk, and the wide sheet being adapted to extend over the bedding of the bunk with the projecting lateral portions thereof serving to cover the sides of the mattress and bedding.
3. A protective covering for the mattress and bedding of a bunk comprising an oblong member of relatively flexible material formed to present re-entrant angles at both sides of the same oti'set from but adjacent the transverse median line ofthe member to provide two substantial rectangular sheets meeting on the transverse line of said angles with one sheet being of less width but of greater length than the other sheet, such additional length of the narrower sheet approximating the thickness of the mattress and bedding of the bunk, the major portion of said narrower sheet from its free end inwardly being introduced between the springs and mattress of the bunk with the inner portion of the same being turned up to overlie the vertical foot of the mattress and bedding, the sheet of 1 greater width being turned back'over the bedding of the bunk with the extended lateral portions of the same serving to cover the sides of the mattress and bedding.
Signed at Seattle, Washington, this 24th day of April, 1929.
ALBERT L. FRANK.
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|U.S. Classification||5/499, 5/497|
|Cooperative Classification||A47C27/005, A47C31/105, A47C27/008|
|European Classification||A47C31/10A, A47C27/00T8, A47C27/00T12|