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Publication numberUS2280479 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 21, 1942
Filing dateApr 16, 1940
Priority dateApr 16, 1940
Publication numberUS 2280479 A, US 2280479A, US-A-2280479, US2280479 A, US2280479A
InventorsCoben Abraham
Original AssigneeCoben Abraham
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 2280479 A
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I I The present invention relates we arjngtf g} parelandthehk j- I Considerable difficulty It. is among objects of the present invention to. provide arr-improved garment construction I which will fit the wearer snugly and neatly and, at the same time, "afford suflicient resiliency to Jenabl'e' the wearerto move without. restraint, f particularly when performing swinging motions I'with thearmsgsuch as'when playing'golf. v

,Another object or-me present invention .is to provide animproved garment construction which is capable of expanding or contracting. in -ac- .ing 'or'discomfiture-vwhetherthe wearer is sitting,

standing, walking or bending.

A further object is to provide a'garment-whi ch wearer;

' Still a further object to provide: a garment which combines the attractive app arance and; coolness of adress made or woven fabric with.

perfect flt ab0utthe waist of the t been experienced initailoring and designing a garmentwhichwfll fit properlyfas well as afiord freedom of, move- .n'ient. w

cordance with the body movementwithout bin d5 the 'i'esiliency' and comfort of a knitted :garrnent. The'usualiobjection to a. knitted fabric'fi's, its

,warmth and tight fitjabo'ut certain'portions 0f the body-of "the wearer; The garment -accord-- 'ing to the instant invention ;fits snugly? and: re-

siliently only'at the essential portions and leaves a other portions to fit looselyaboutjthebodyof',

the wearer to provide coolness; and comfort;

' 'Other objects will become apparent from the followin Specification taken'inconjunction-with the accompanying drawing illustrating 1 a pre 'ferred -embodiment of the invention and which--. a I Figure 1- isfafront view of the garment con struction according to the invention.

portions cut away.

I Figure 3- is a view] of the garment whenvworn "by the-wearer 'showing'the arm's performing a swinging motion.' v

: Dresses or other garments to which the inven- .pi-operntabout the waist.--.', The frontedges of '-:.Figure2 is a rear view of the garmentwith fsorbjent character of the "knitted fabric also unsightly appearance of perspiration is particularly applicable are-usuallymade V of w oven'fabric, This fabric; however, :snb-

stantially non-resilient and does not; afford the.

necessary give" .to enable the wearer to move aboutkfreely or perform the usualmovements performed-in house work or in a sport such as golf. By inserting resilient materialgsuch-as knitted fabric in certain selected places-of the garment-as will hereinafter be described, the

eliminates the roper freedom of Swirls will be 'itvid'ed. These insertions of a knitted fabric ,at' the proper places' also "will actas an absorbent for'persplration. Referring in greater detail to the drawin the appearance.

Joined to inserts l3 and ,l 4 "adjacent each shoulder of the top portion ll. resilient insert is 'alsopref-f, erably made of ribbed-knitted fabric, butit will be understood that other resilient fabrics 'can be l .liSed. w 1v t The resili'ent inserts [3 and :l a

" 'point'adjacent the shoulder seams I5 and 'l 6. and

taper downward until'they .join; thev band-12..

The; interior edges H and Bare-joined to theback 'of the garment along the seams ,l9 and ZIL {As 'the'jinserts approach the band 12 they curve .towards the point of juncture withthe 'waist' band I2; 11 this manner the greatest resiliency ,is; provided across :the shoulder bladeswhere freedom; of movement is particu lar ly' desirable.

construction also '}results in a snug- .and

the inserts I 3 and I4, are joined to the .conventional .sidefseams 2 I and 2-2 of theb'ody: portion -of the garment and connects :with -'the;slee.ves ff =23 Sand- 241 under the arm pit, .ifIhtis the inserts; cover a substantial portionof the under partof the sleeve." The frontedgethen joins; the sleeve along the sleeve'seams Hand 26." By-virtue of this construction resiliency is provided :be'neath t the arm pit ofthe wearer. so that the arms inaybe lifted :upwardly. without-restraint." The- -abtion stains'i The backporti on :of: the. garment is praised withflaps-Tl and 28 which extend from the seams l9 and Hover the underlying portion ofthe? re-1 silient fabric. In this manner. the visible portion of the resilientjfabric'is ,reduced'to a 'mini-- It is conceded that heretofor'e'pleats'have been used at the back of agarment topr'ovide free? domtof movement across] the shoulders. How

th'e' wa'ist band n aretheresilient- -l. A: woman's ever, pleats usually gapeand otherwise sive the garment anunsightly appearanceal'ter it has,

been worn {or some time. d to the present construction. on the other hand,

are 'alwaysin the same position and'the' resiliency The flaps according npw ardsalong the rear sleeve seam'to a point adjae'ent the shoulder" seam and sideways at least 1 partly-across the shoulder blades or tud wearer,

said insertsgtapering from the arm-pit portion and freedom; of movement is afloided tentirelybyfi.

the underlying lresilient inserts; I

movement of a garment made of knitted fabrieoi;

It will, be understood that vai'ionsgmodli leations of the invention may be made-within the scope of the following claims.

I clain'if waistportion of the blouse upwards to the annpit portion beneaththesleev e and then ilurtherf sleeved blouse-imadefoi woven fabric, an insert of knitted fabrie-at eaeh side, of said blouse, said inserts extending from the and the shoulder portion to terminate in a substantially-narrow portion adjacent the waist and 'fiapsformed integrally with the back portion of sa'idlblouse extending over said inserts along the entire length thereof.

.2.- A woman's sleeved dress. comprising a skirt portion. and a blouse portion made of substantiall y non-elasticjwoven;iabrie,.,a waistband of resilient knitted fabric interconnecting-said portions; an insert of resilient knitted fabric at each side OfSBJGfbIOUSG portion, said'jinserts extending from said waistband upwards to the arm-pit portion beneath. the. sleeve and then further upwards along the rearfsleeve seam towards a point.

adjacent the shoulder-scam and sideways at least partily across thefshoulderblades ojfthe wearer,

:saidinserts 'tapering from the arm-pit portion and the'sho'nlder portion, toterxninate in a snb-.

"stantially narrow portion at the point oftjuncture with said waist band. and" flaps formed integrally with the back ofsaid blouse portion elktending over. said inserts along: the entire length thereof ABRAHAM. CHOHENV

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U.S. Classification2/76, 2/DIG.400, 2/115, D02/739, 2/93
International ClassificationA41D27/10
Cooperative ClassificationY10S2/04, A41D2300/22, A41D27/10
European ClassificationA41D27/10