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June .8, 1948.' B. B. FR'IEDMAN 2,443,102
CRIB ROBE Filed April 9; 1946 Jiilmlhh JJ Patented June 8, 1948 oFFlcE l omis ROBE 1 Bertha Braun Friedman, Inwood,
Long Island, N. Y.
Application April 9, 1946, SeralvNo.` 660,724
3 Claims. (Cl. 2-11-1) The present invention relates to sleeping garments Afor babies.
An object of the invention is to provide a novel `and improved baby sleeping garment, lwhich maintains the child constantly covered, from which it cannot wriggle itself out of, and yet provides ample freedom of movement of the wearer.
Another object hereof is to provide a novel and` improved sleeping garment of the character mentioned, which is easy to put on and take off the child, maintains its comfort, is free of objectionable wrinkling which would bother the child in its sleep, and which can be designed as decorative in fashion as may be desired.
A further object hereof is to provide a novel and improved babys sleeping garment of the type set forth, which is simple in construction, nat when not in use, Iwhereby it is easy to be ironed, reasonably cheap to manufacture and eilicient in carrying out the purposes for which it is intended.
Other objects and advantages will become apparent as this disclosure proceeds.
In the accompanying drawings forming part of this application, similar characters of reference indicate corresponding parts in all the views.
Fig. l shows the garment in nearly completed condition, as it appears laid out ilat.
Fig. 2 is a front view of the complete garment.
Fig. 3 is a front view of a modied embodiment of said garment, in accordance with the teachings of this invention.
In the drawings, the garment is shown to consist of a bodice member indicated generally by the numeral I5, which comprises a front IG having a cutout I'I, and a back I8 which terminates at the Waistline. Extending laterally from each side of the waistend edge of said back, is an elongated belt member I9. Extending downwardly from the front member It7 and laterally below the waistline of the garment, is an apron member 20. A--A indicates the top fold line between the back and front members of the garment.
Centrally downward Ifrom cutout I1 and extending substantially along the apron member 20, is a slit controlled by a slidable fastening or closure means 2I, or other suitable buttoning means if desired. Along the w'aistline on the front I6 of the garment, extending from near said closure means 2I, to the sides, are the respective members 22 and 23, stitched onto said front I5, by means of seam lines 22 and 23', whereby each of said members form tubular structures. -The numeral 24 indicates slits in the front portion of .the garment, and 25 indicates tapes, each secured at one oftheir respective ends in the region ofthe waistline of said garment.. The numeral 26 indicates seam'lines along therespective sides of the bodice portion I5.
'This garment is .best adapted for use when the child .sleeps in a crib or carriage.
VNTO dress the child in the garment, the latter is laid flat on the sleeping surface, with cutout I1 above the pillow. 'The slide fastener or zipper 2| is opened, whereupon the child is placed with its head resting on region 2'I of the back I8, and its feet extending under the apron ZEI. The child is now covered with said apron portion and the Zipper closed; the hands of the child lying within the roomy bodice I5, are accessible when necessary through the slits 24. The free end of the belt I9 at the side entrance to tube 28, is passed through said tube to extend out therefrom near the zipper line. Likewise, the free end of the other belt I9, which is at the side entrance to tube 29, is passed thereto to extend out therefrom near the Zipper line. Such free ends of the respective belts I9, are then tied into a bow 30 for instance, after being drawn, so that bodice I5, snugly encompasses the childs Waistline, permitting the child to turn in the garment about the line of its length, but not to any appreciable extent along said line. The tapes 25, are respectively tied to rails or xed ttings which are usual in crib and carriage structures, while the bottom and side edges of the apron member 20, are tucked in under the mattress.
If desired, the bodice of the garment may be fashioned `as I5 in Fig. 3, to include the closed sleeves 3|. These garments may be of any suitable fabric materials in accordance with season and decorated as design and style may dictate.
The bodice I5 of the combined jacket and crib cover of Fig. 2, may be deemed bunting bag style, While loodice I5' of Fig. `I, is of the dress style. Of course, the bodice of garments embodying this invention, may be of any style, outline or size desired.
It is to be noted that the back I8 is smooth, permitting the wearer comfort, and that the limitations of movement aorded and imposed upon the wearer by the waistline belt, insures both comfort and safety, and means to avoid accidental suffocation. Also, it is preferred that the stitching 26 along the back member I8, shall be only above the belt members I9; such stitching ending along the lower portion of the sides of the back member at about points I8.
This invention is capable of numerous forms ment and said free ends are adapted to be seand various applications without departing from cured together when the garment is worn, wherethe essential features herein disclosed. It is by the front member is ruffled along the waisttherefore intended and desired that the specific line and the back member remains unruiied, descriptions herein be deemed illustrative and not 5 2. In a garment as dened in claim 1, wherein restrictive and that the patent shall cover all the front and back members are stitched only patentable novelty herein set forth; reference beabove the points of attachment of the belt meming had to the following claims rather than to bers. Y*
the particular embodiments herein -f to indicate 43.1A garment as dened in claim 1', including the scope of this invention. 10 a longitudinal opening in and` intermediate the Iclam: y sides of the front member, closure means on 1. In a Sleeping garment of the character lde- "said front member for said opening,rand wherein scribed, Aan unruliled back member havingits, I'i'the inward ends of the tubular members are in lower edge at the waistline, a pairof belt mernf the region gf said opening. bers, extending one from each side of 'therfback'j BERTHA BRAUN FRIEDMAN.
member at the waistline, a front member form# ing a bodice with the back member; lsaid;laodficfe' i i :fifwREF-ERENCES CITED havlng an openlng to admit the head ofawearer, ,Thef following references are of record in the an apron member extending downwardly froml -1- of this patent:
the front member and outwardly with respect to 20 thgngthbfthe garment andafpairbf tubular .2712 THI'LLQUNITED 'STATES PATENTS Amemberssubstantially along the waistline/offthe Number Name Dt gaimen'tv` onlyy on the frontV memben. extending Y131175,8 92' .1 'Sohn' N0v 27v,1'1923 substantially froml the Vrespective vsides zofs. the "25'030091 '.1 Behringer Feb 11, =1936 gal-menti and terminating. ...intermediate/Such 25 ",2'1215951 c r Asti-Ove Sept. ,24,y '1940 sides-: 'said belt members beingadaptedto'beresp'ectively` positioned through the respective', tus1 f '.I, FOREIGN PATENTS, i b ular members whereby their -free' ends .extend Number 1 fC'ountry 'Y Date 'y outwardly from ,the` adjacent ends 'of s'aiditu- Y "210,068 Switzerland Aug.v 16, v194:0 bul'a'r :nemers andlie on the exterior of.th`e 'gar-@30 :i 'i f Y.
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