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Publication numberUS1999929 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 30, 1935
Filing dateJul 24, 1934
Priority dateJul 24, 1934
Publication numberUS 1999929 A, US 1999929A, US-A-1999929, US1999929 A, US1999929A
InventorsHearn Mary F
Original AssigneeHearn Mary F
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Hosiery
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April 30, 1935.

MfF. HEARN HOSIERY l Hearn. 2M

Filed July 24,I 1934 ,Mmy

Patented Apr. 3o, 1935 Y 1,999,929

UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE HOSVIERY Mary F. Hearn,iRaleigh, N. C. Application July 24, 1.934, Serial No. 736,763

5 Claims. (Cl. 2-239) This invention relates to hosiery particularly, I2 and I3 are made of the same material as although not necessarily, adapted for feminine those at I2 and I3. ,v wear. Various changes may be resorted to provided The invention primarily aims to provide a they fall within the spirit and scope of the in'- 5 novel type of hosiery which may be worn with vention. Y A

comfort, which will overcome wear at the toes, I claim as my inventiomand which is primarily adapted for use when l. An article of hosiery having a foot portion sandals are worn or shoes of any type are worn cut away at the toe, a base extending forwardly in which the toes or portions of the foot are from the lower wall of the foot portion, flexible l0 exposed. dividing elements for disposition between the 10 The more speciiic objects and advantages will toes extending substantially longitudinally and in part be pointed out hereinafter and otherextending from the forwar-d edge of. said base A wise become apparent from ak consideration of portion and to the upper portionof said foot. the description following taken in connection 2. An article of hosiery having affoot portion with accompanying drawing illustrating an opcut away at the toe, a base extending forwardly 'i5 erative embodiment, in which from the lower wall of the foot portion, flexible Figure 1 is a view in perspective of the foot dividing elements for disposition between the and lower leg portion of a stocking showing the toes extending substantially longitudinally and Cil invention, and extending from the forward edge of said base Figure Y2 is a similar View of a modiied conportion and to the upper portion of said foot, 20 struction. and strips disposed at substantially a right angle Referring SlOeCiCelly t0 the drawing, and first to the rst mentioned strips connected toV the to Figure l, a stocking or article of hosiery of any side edges of said base. desired length is shown at I0, for instance 3. An article of hosiery having 'a foot portion knitted or otherwise manufactured. The forout away at the toe, a base extending forwardlyr .25 ward portion or toe of the stocking is cut away from the lower wall of the foot portion, flexible eS ShOWIl leaving a bese DOIOII extending dividing elements for disposition between the forwardly beyond the upper portion, such base toes extending. substantially vlongitudinally and portion Il extending forwardly under the sole of extending from the forward edge of said basel the i001? and elJprOXmeielY 'G0 the base 0f the portion and to the upper portion of said foot, 30 tees, While the Upper portion terminates over and strips disposed at substantiallyaright angle the instep at the base of the toes. to the first mentioned Ystrips connected to the Strips I2 are attached to the forward edge of side edges of said base, said strips being widely the base portion II at one end, and at the spaced apart. Y other end to the forward portion of the upper of 4. An article of hosiery having a foot portion 35 the foot 0f the StOCkng, thus providing One cut away at the toe, a base extending forwardly strip, strap or element I2 between each toe. from the lower wall of the foot portion, flexible Similar strips or straps I3 of any desired numdividingelements for disposition between the f bei', are Secured et ODDOSiiIe ell-dS t0 the Side edges toes extending substantially longitudinally and 40 of the base II and areV also secured to or free of extending from the forwardY edge of said base 40 the strips or straps l2, as preferred.V The Strips portion andvto the upper portion of said foot, the or straps I2 and I3 may be made of desired maforward vedge ofthe upper part of the foot porterial, for instance, textile fabric. Said strips tion terminating at substantially the base line are widely separated and hence afford maximum of the toes. v 7 ventilation. 5. An article of hosiery having a foot portion Al5 In Figure 2 a modified form is shown which out away at the toe, a base extending forwardly corresponds to that of Figure l except the base, from the lower wall of the foot portion, flexible here designated II is longer than the aforesaid dividing elements for disposition between the base ll, and the upper portion of the foot of toes extending substantially` longitudinallyand the stocking terminates across the instep, and extending from the forward edge of said base a greater number of the strips or straps I3', corportion and to the upper portion of said foot, the responding to those at I3 vare used, being fas-V forward edge of the upper part of the foot portened in place in the same manner. The stocktion terminating substantially across the instep. ing of Figure 2 is made of the same material as in Figure 1, and likewise the strips or straps f MARY'F. HEARN. 55

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Classifications
U.S. Classification2/239, D02/980
International ClassificationA41B11/08, A41B11/00
Cooperative ClassificationA41B11/08
European ClassificationA41B11/08