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Publication numberUS2545099 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMar 13, 1951
Filing dateSep 12, 1947
Priority dateSep 12, 1947
Publication numberUS 2545099 A, US 2545099A, US-A-2545099, US2545099 A, US2545099A
InventorsMann Adelaide S
Original AssigneeMann Adelaide S
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Panty construction
US 2545099 A
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March 13, 1951 A. s. MANN PANTY CONSTRUCTION Filed Sept. 12, 1947 Q fp,...............,.........,., g E

Patented Mar. 13, 1951 Application September 12, 1947, Serial No. 773,579

Claims. (Cl. 12S-287) This inventionrelates to womens panties.

It is an object of the present invention to provide a womans pantie of a type adapted tobe attached and supported from any undergarment such as a corset or girdle or from a garter belt and which is free of material around the hips and legs and may be worn without an elastic waist band.

It is another object of the present invention to provide a womans pantie which will absorb perspiration, prevent chang, gives all the protection of the usual type of pantie, can be easily laundered, quickly dried, small enough to carry in a purse or handbag, attached with great ease, serves as a support for a sanitary lpad making it unnecessary to wear uncomfortable sanitary belts, formed of pliable material to be stretched tightly over the undersides of the legs, capable of adjustment, free from wrinkling and forming into a roll, and inexpensive to manufacture.

For a better understanding of the invention, reference may be had to the following detailed description taken in connection with the accompanying drawing, in which Fig. l is a perspective view of the lower end of a corset with the womans pantie of the present type connected thereto,

Fig. 2 is a plan view of the pantie embodying the features of the present invention,

Fig. 3 is a transverse cross-sectional view taken on line 3-3 of Fig. 2,

Fig. 4 is a perspective view of the front pad which is connected to the' corset and to which the forward end of the pantie is attached and of a special clip which is applied when a sanitary pad is used,

Fig. 5 is a plan view of the rear pad which is attached to the corset With one of the'attaching elements for l'the sanitary pad connected thereon,

Fig. 5 is a plan view of one of the sanitary pad clips,

Fig. 'l is a perspective view of a modified form of pantie wherein a half circle of material is connected to the sides of the pantie to give added protection and trim,

Fig. 8 is a fragmentary and perspective view of a pad and of a pantie with a modified means for the attachment of the pantie to the pad.

Fig. 9 is an elevational view of a modied 'form of a sanitary pad clip.k

Referring now to the iigures, I5 represents a corset or girdle having the usual fastening strips 6 for connecting the side ends together and adapted to be extended tightly about the body of the wearer. The usual garters l'l are connected to the lower end of the corset to extend therebelow and in a location to be connected to stockings. To the rear of the corset there is sewed a tab i8, Fig. 5, having three fastening tapes l $3 secured thereto at laterally spaced positions thereon. These fastening tapes provide three loops 22 into any one of which a hook 2li connected preferably by an elastic 25 to pantie 25, may be attached whereby to support the pantie upon the tab at the rear of the corset. The center strap of the tab I8 serves for the connection to the tab of a sanitary napkin or pad clip 2i shown in Figs. 5 and 6.y This clip has a metal loop 2B with a point 2@ thereon for receiving the end of the sanitary pad to retain the Same. The loop 28 is connected to an elastic strap 3S on which is a hook 32 which can be connected to any one of the loops 22 of the intermediate tape lil. By having a double connection of the pantie IS, the pantie will be prevented frcm swinging from side to side between the legs. The pantie is made of any pliable or stretchalole material or material cut on a bias. The pieces are arranged to-permit the ymaximum stretch longitudinally of the panties as indicated by the arrow 33. The sides of the pieces are sewed together as indicated at 34 and between the pieces and at the center thereof there is extended a non-stretchable tape or strip 35 which will prevent the pantie from wrinkling or shaping into a roll between the legs and thus holds the shape of the pantie. This tape or strip i5 prevents too much stretching of the material at the center. The strip sewed to-one of the pieces as indicated at 36 in Fig. 3 thereby to permit the other layer of the material to be free of the strip andfree to stretch. Tapes 3,1 of non-stretchable material extend across the rear end of the pantie and on opposite sides of the same and into which elastic piece 25 can be eX- tended and secured. The pantie may be made from a single layer of material with center strip 35, secured to it.; f v a At the front end of the pantie, tapes v38 are extended thereacross and from which a strap te preferably of resilient material is extended. The strap 39 has a hook 40 for securing the pantie to any one of several loops dl in a tape-d2 on a tab i3 which is attachedto the front of the corset .While the hook 40 is connected to .one loop di. another loop may have a sanitary pad clip ai attached to it for the securement oa sanitary pad. Y

It should be vapparent that the pantie is of slmple construction, that it is pliableand easily at- Both thehook32 and the piece l5 are to provide may be used. The tabs are 'supplied with the the wearer and with sufficient tightness to be 3 tached to the corset, reinforced to limit the stretching of the same so as to keep the pliable edges tightly against the inner sides of the legs and wherein provision is made for the attachment of a sanitary pad within the same.

In Fig. '7, there is shown a modified form of the invention wherein there has been secured to the side edges .of the pantie, a half circle of similar pliablematerial'of soft crepe, silk, ior lace whereby to provide an edge trim 44 and a more elaborate pantie, The trim will also provide additional cover for the larger size person. This trim may be stitched between the layers of the .pantie material as the pantie is assembled or added by an additional stitching to already assembled lay- 5 ers of the vpantie material. The trim will give to the pantie a more fanciful appearance as well as added protection.

In Fig. 8, there is shown a modified form of fastening rdevice which may be used in place of ythe hooks 24, 32 Aand '56, This fastening dev ice comprises a piece 45 having a key hole slot '46 adapted to receive and retain a button projection 41-on the tabs which are iXed to the corset.

25 an easy means for the attachment of the pantie to the undergarment and at the same time that cannot be easily disengaged while the pantie is being worn. Other suitable fastening devices pantie and can be readily and easily fastened to any undergarment owned by the purchaser of the pantie. By a simple sewing operation either by hand Vor machine the tabs are made-secure'to the garment.

These tabs control the ease with which the pantie is worn and detached. The pantie can be adjusted lon the tabs to render it comfortable and still give all the protection of the usual pantie vwithout unwanted material about the hips and without the uncomfortable waist band. The pantie can be used -when wearing vany form of foundation garment, such as a corset, girdle, or garter belt.

In Fig. 9, there is shown a modied form of sanitary pad clip which may be used instead of the clip 2l shown in Fig. 6. This clip includes a Wire 5| having springportions 52 between which cloth material can be extended to retain pad. With this arrangement the cloth material does not have'to bepierced'as with the point 29 when using the clip 2l. The member 5I will have the same hook 32 on its upper end.

It will be understood'that the `tabs i8 and 43 will be preferably secured to the `garment by stitching but'may be sured'by a safety pin or. Vsimilar detachable device -so that the stitching willbe unnecessary.

It should be further understood that the material of which'the pantie is made can be rubberized or moisture proof so as to prevent the pantie from becoming stained-or easilysoiled.

While various changes may be made-in the detail construction, it shall be understood that such changes shall be within the `spirit and scope of the present invention as defined by the appended claims.

I claim:

1. A pantie comprising a layer of pliable and stretchable material, fastening elements connected tothe ends of the material vfor securing the pantie to the front and rear of a garment eX- tended about the wearer so that the pantie will extend Vbetween the inner sides of the legs of stretched thereover, and said fastening means including tabs having vertically-extending tapes having plurality of vertically-spaced loops adapted to be fixed to the garment and a stretchable piece secured to the pantie and having a hook thereon adapted for engagement with any one of the loops of the tapes.

.2. Apantieas defined in claim l and sanitary pad clips adapted to be .extended into any of the loops of the fastening tape not used by the pantie hooks and adapted to retain a sanitary pad within the pantie and against longitudinal displacementffrom between the legs of the wearer.

3. vA womans pantie comprising two layers of stretchable material secured together at their `edges and adapted .to be extended between the legs of the wearer, means adapted for the securement yof the ends of the pantie with a garment on the wearers body, and a central non-stretchable tape 'independent of the :secinem'entzmeans `extending from .one .end of .the pantie tothe other fand connected to 'the ends of the layers whereby tolirriitthestretching vof the pantie at the @center thereof and'n'laintain .its Vshapaand said tape .being `disposed 'between the layers of thepantie Aandsecured to one of the layers of the material thereby leaving the other layer free fto -be completelystretched .4. A-womans pantie comprising double layers of pliable and 'stretchable material secured together about the edges, reinforcing means at the opposite ends of the layers, a central non-stretchable tape connected to the front and rear ends of the layers, lfastening devices vconnected to the reinforcing `means zand adapted to secure the pantie "to .the front and rear of .a garment ex- .tended about the wearer so that the pantie will extend between the inner sides of the legs of the wearer .and with suiiicient tightness to be stretched thereoveryand half circle pieces ofsoft materialconnectedalong Ythe edges of the pantie .layers to provide added protection and trim.

5. A pantie construction adapted .to `be connected `.to any garment or support extended about a wearer whichcomprises .a piece of pliable and stretchable material adapted to stretch longitu- `dinallyat the .edges thereof to .a greater .extent than along vitslongitudinal middle section, said pantie being adapted to pass .between the legs of the wearer, tabs adapted to be secured respectively Ato the front and rear .of the garment or support, a non-stretchable tape extending .longitudinally along the middle of thepiece and connected to the ends thereof whereby to prevent the stretching of the piece at the middle there- .of and to hold the shape of the pantie, and releasable fastening elements connected respectively to the ends of the stretchable piece and to the tabs whereby the stretchable piece and tape, can be released from the tabs when the tabs .have been made secure to the garment.


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U.S. Classification604/394, 604/400, 450/103, 128/891
International ClassificationA41C1/00, A61F13/64, A41C1/12, A61F13/56
Cooperative ClassificationA41C1/12, A61F13/64
European ClassificationA41C1/12, A61F13/64