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Publication numberUS2135779 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateNov 8, 1938
Filing dateJan 3, 1936
Priority dateJan 3, 1936
Publication numberUS 2135779 A, US 2135779A, US-A-2135779, US2135779 A, US2135779A
InventorsHarold Zayotti Attilio, Reinert Reber Earl
Original AssigneeHarold Zayotti Attilio, Reinert Reber Earl
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 2135779 A
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Nav., 8, i9. A, H. ZAYOTTI ET A1.. H5779 BLANKET Filed Jan. 3, 1935-' ummm;muuu.uuummmnmmmmummm"mum Patented Nov. 8, 1938 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE BLANKET Attilio Harold Zayotti, Palmyra, N. J., and Earl v Reinert Reber, Philadelphia, Pa.

Application January 3, 1936, Serial No. 57,372

1 Claim. (Cl. 5-334) This invention relates to a blanket and has of lock stitches, as indicated at I2, are run parparticular reference to a blanket suitable for use allel to the edges through the plies and tape and by the violently insane. lnteriorly of the tape to insure that the plies all Ordinary blankets cannot be used in insane along the edge are in close contact With each 5 asylums since violent inmates readily destroy other, thus afordinga reinforced condition which them. It is the object of the present invention makes it practically impossible to start a tear to provide a strong blanket which, though it has from the edge of the blanket. the exibility and provides the warmth of an Besides the above stitching, the entire surface ordinary blanket, cannot be readily destroyed. of the blanket is covered by crisscross lines of This object is attained by so constructing the lock stitches, as indicated at I4, which lines are 10 blanket that it offers no chance for a grip which so run as to leave only relatively small areas would permit destructive tearing. It has been which are not tacked down by the stitches. Preffound that blankets so constructed stand up for erably the lines 0f Stitches are run at right anperiods far exceeding the periods of life of ordigies, leal/ing Square 0r rectangular areas Whieh l5 nary blankets. are preferably less than three inches on a side. 15

The improved construction will be apparent Desirably the areas are even smaller. As a refrcm the following description read in conjunc- Snlt. Substantial Separation Of the Outer plies tion with the accompanying drawing, in which: frein the intermediate Canvas ply is imDOsSible Fig. l is a plan View showing a corner of the and any grip on the outer fabric can only be atimproved blanket; and tained between the tips of the fingers, it being 20 Fig. 2 is a perspective View partly in section impossible to grip a portion of the fabric within and partly broken away te specifically show the the hand. 'As a result, it is difficult to start a constructional details which lead to the attaintear inwardly 0f the edgesment of the desired object, Destruction of the blanket described substan- The blanket comprises an intermediate ply 2 tially necessitates either the use of some me- 25 of strong fabric, such as canvas 0r equivalents, chanical means which, of course, should not be for example, duck, etc, Prefer-amy this canvas available, or destruction of the stitching. All of or duck, though strong, is of such weight that the stitching Sl'lOnld be 0f nOn-raVeling Characthe resulting blanket is readily flexible and, in ter and 0f Snell heaVY, Strengr thread that breakrespect to handling or use, differs little from coning, eVen by the use 0f the teetl'l, iS iInDOSSlble- 30 ventional blankets, It will be clear that variations may be made The intermediate ply 2 is faced with plies 4 in the specific embodiment of the invention Withand e of conventional blanket material, for exout departing from the advantageous features ample, a heavy woolen material which will pro- Which are herein claimed.

vide the necessary warmth and softness. This What we claim and desire to proteet by Letters 35 material alone is not particularly strong in its Patent isiresistance to tearing or destruction. A blanket Comprising Outer plies 0f facing fab- Tapes 8 of Woven type and of a comparatively rie, an intermediate ply 0f Strong fabric Such heavy nature are inserted, as indicated in the as Canvas 01 the like, the edges 0f said plies being drawings, between one of the outer plies and the Substantially aligned, tapes eXtending alOng Said 0 intermediate ply at the edges thereof and all edges inside the outer plies, non-raveling overfour plies thus resulting are stitched together by searning binding the edges 0f the plies and the non-raveling overseaining of a type which does tapes, closely arranged lines of lock stitches runnot involve chain stitches and hence cannot be ning along the edges and Penetrating the plies 4.5 destroyed readily. 'I'he type illustrated in Fig. and tapes, and crisscross lines of lock stitches 2, for example, comprising three threads, can through the plies thrOilghOut the entire blanket, only be destroyed with considerable di'iculty. the last lines being relatively closely arranged Strong heavy thread is, of course, desirable, so to prevent substantial spacing of the outer plies that destruction by the teeth cannot be readily from the intermediate One. accomplished. ATTILIO HAROLD ZAYOTTI.

In order to further reinforce the edges, lines EARL REINERT REBER.

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U.S. Classification5/502, 2/274
International ClassificationA47G9/02
Cooperative ClassificationA47G9/0207
European ClassificationA47G9/02A