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Oct. 2, 1934. H. RAsKlN CATAMENIAL BANDAGE RETAINERS Filed Jan. 15. 1955 551 11 and portion 10, attaching tapes 17 may have tion and shape Patented Oct. 2, 1934 i 1,975,618
1 GATAMENIAL vBAl\TI)A(`iE RETAINERS.
Y Hyman Baskin, Chicago, Ill. Application .January 13, 1933,A Serial No. l651,471 c `33Claims. (Cl. 12S-290) My invention relates to improvements in catatheir ends inserted between the folded edges of menial bandage retainers, and has for anobject tape 14 andbe stitched totapev 14y and portion the provision of a device whichl is adapted torelO'at the .same ,time the remainder-- of thel stitchtain sanitary napkins and protect clothing of a ing on tape 14 is done. Y Thejusual form ofvsani- 5 wearer frombecoming soiled because of soaking tary napkin A18,l isprovided withextendingat- 60A through of the discharge. The device is adapted taching strips which may pass through the overto retain the napkin in proper position, and it lapping and clasped ends of tape 14 and be suis well adapted for use With the widely advertised perposed on strips 17. The two thicknesses may napkins which are on the market. then be pinned to the usual catamenial belt. It
"10- AnOtheI' object iS the prOViSiOn 0f a deviee can be seen of course that this arrangement pro- Whieh, dile t its peculiar ChaTaCteIiStCS, Will vides an extremely secure support for napkin 18. tend t0 ConfO-Iln t0 the Shape 0f the parts t0 From an inspection of Fig. 2 it can be seen which the device is applied when any tension is that portion curves upwardly longitudinally applied t0 the attaching Strips. The Shapeharfrom point 19 and curves upwardly transverse- 15 aCteI' O material, and allangeinent 0f parts 0f ly from the center, as at points 20, the latter 7,0'1 the device assist in aChieVine this Object. curve being shown particularly well in Fig. 4.
My device iS Simple in Construction, long wear- Side portions 11 may curve inwardly toward the ing, eaSy t0 SterilZe, and it iS S0 arranged that center of the device from the points 21, and of SOiled napkins may be easily removed from the course assist materially in securing napkin 18 20 device without soiling the fingers. in the proper place. V
The character of materials is such that they An inspection of Fig, 6 (1150105555 how the bot- Inay be Obtained Vely cheaply, and Iny 00ntom and side portions may be cut from the same struction iS relatively Simple S0 that manufaepiece of material, since the curves of their edges turing COStS are Slightare concentric, as shown by curved lines 22 and 25? The preferred embodiment 0f my invention dotted lines 24. when the material is out along 80. may be beSt unCleIStOOd by reference t0 the aC' line 22 the outer edges of portion 10 are formed COInpanying di'aWingy in Which! and the inner edges of portions 11 are formed Fig. 1 is abottom plan View; along the same line. However, when the strips Fig. 21S aside eleVatiOnel View; are put together the side portions 11 are turned Fig. 3 iS a t0n plan VieW, With the usual Sani' over and assume the position shown in full lines 85 tary napkin inserted inthe device; in Fig. 6, and then the inner edges become the Fig. 4 is a sectional view, taken substantially Outer edges 23 Edges 22 and 24 are then @Velon the line 4-4 of Fig. 2, and also illustrates a lapped Slightly and may be Secured by Stitchnapkin in place; ing. It can be seen that this arrangement and i Fig- 5 iS a detail VieW illustrating my Couven' construction will cause the side strips and bottom 90 ent napkin Seelliine arrangement; and strips to assume a shape substantially similar Fig. 6 is a detail view Showing hOW the mato that of a canoe, and will form an excellent teral forming the main body Portion 0f my pocket for the napkin. It is also apparent that device is cut and arranged beiore it is finally put when the retainer is applied to the person of the togetllei4 and SeCUTed in Diaceuser and placed in the bent position which it as- 95 AS @an be Seen from Fig' 2 my device com' sumes, any tension on strips 17 Will be transmitprises a bottom portion 10 having secured thereted through binding 14 to binding 13 and cause to side portions l1 which may be attached by the sides to be drawn up more snugly and not Stitches 12- The Side portions and bottom por' buckle as they would if my construction were .4'5" tion may be made of a Very thm grade of mb different. One advantage of course is apparent ber now commonly called latex. The unsecured in that a deeper basin or Cavity is formed for edges of side portlons 11 mai'y be boimd by blaas the retention of any excess discharge, and antape 13, and the ends of side portions 11 and other advantage is that the Side Stripsll and bottom portion 10 may be bound by bias tape 14 binding 13 will not spread and chafe the inner 105 5DI l 'n securin a napkin and be v I Xlltorgreatiielivaiap 15 on sgtud 16, or the two limbs of the wearer, since they are pulled toward free ends of tape 14 may be sewn together. This eaChOthel and d0 not bllekle. I .d overlapping provides a loop for the napkin end. It 1s apparent that bottom portion 10 and s1 e d to ortions portions 11 could be made of the same configura- When tape 14 1s being attache p by known processes m one place 1m of latex instead of making them from separate strips as I have indicated here.
While I have illustrated and described the preferred form of construction for carrying my invention into effect, this is capable of variation and modication Without departing from the spirit of the invention. I, therefore, donot wish to be limited to the precise details of construction setforth,-but ;desire to--ava'ilnnyselfof. such variationswand modicationshas 'come Within the scope of the appended claims. Y
Having thus described my invention, what I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent is:
1. A device of the character described comprising a napkin receiving member havingzfnpstanding side portions, a bottonrportion, and bias tape binding strips secure'd "totthe'upperedgesfA said upstanding side portions and bias .tape/bind-'j ing strips secured to the end of said upstandng side portions fandrbottomportion.
'12. vA'device lof ythevcharacter describedcomprisng aznapkin'.receiving-.member having-abettom :portion VA-vvhoseilongitudinal edges fare convex in plan outline, aupstanding. -side portionsrhaving ?tom portion Whose longitudinal edges are convex .in-plan.fo.utline, upstanding side portions having convex "longitudinal edges, said last mentioned v 'convexfedges'being secured to said convex edges of said bottom portion, bias tape binding strips secure'dto' the upper edges of said upstanding side portions,bias tape binding strips secured to the ends of said bottom portion and said upstanding sida-portions, .andattaching :strips :securedito: said last A:mentioned fbias tapebinding Istrips,.fsaid last mentioned-:biasltapebinding 'strips being 1adapted Ito formznapkinend retainilcigA loops.