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Publication numberUS2641001 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJun 9, 1953
Filing dateDec 12, 1945
Priority dateDec 12, 1945
Publication numberUS 2641001 A, US 2641001A, US-A-2641001, US2641001 A, US2641001A
InventorsFannie K Krasnov
Original AssigneeFannie K Krasnov
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Studio couch slip cover
US 2641001 A
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BMW 195 F K, s ov lil STUDIO COUCH SLIP COVER Filed Dec. 12, 1945 3 Sheets-Sheet l "a s y 1 11 IN V EN TOR.

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Filed Dec. 12, 1945 H) w d0 f. L

INVENTOR.

Patented June 9, 1953 UNITED STATEfi FATENT OFFICE STUDIO C(NUCH sue COVER Fannie K. Krelsnov, Melr'o'se' Park, Pa.

Appsmhm eece'mter 12, 1945, Serial No. 634,453

11 ciaims. i The present ihv'e'nticn relates to s1ip-cdvers for studio-couches" and the like and relates mere particularly td ready-made studio-couch slipc'civers of Woven or knitted. fabric.

An object of the present inventich is to pro tide" a new and improved. slip-cover construction for studio-couches or the like. Another ohject (if the present invention is to provide a readyniede studio-couch slip-cover which can be quickly and easily installed and removed ah-r1 which will retain its proper position seen the studio-couch and will tend to resist dise' rrahging during use. Still another object of the present invention is to prdvide a ready-made studioo'ulch slip-cover which can be easily and inextensively manufactured and which can he quickly and easily installed and removed, and which gives a neat and attractive appearance dilr'ine use.

Other objects and advantages 0'1 the present invention are appar'er'it in the fol-lowing that led description, ap ie'rided claims and aeccmpanyiiig drawings. I

As is well-known in the art, a studio-conch usually includes an elongated base and. a correspondihgly elongated mattress resting "tr-held the base and reversible to permit the stutiie-ccrich to he used either as a settee or as a bed. It has been suggested in the past to provide a siih cover icr such a studio-couch or the like; the slipcb've'r' fitting over and e veldping heth the and the mattress when the studio-crunch is be'irig used as a settee' er the like, and being adapted t6 be remotedwhen the studic-c'ench is to be used es 2. bed, with the mattress in reverse po'sition.

However, these cdnv'enticnal studio-en ich slipccvei's have met maven satisfactory since they are readily disarrariged or disbl'ac'd during That is, when the studid-couch is being userl sett'ee er the like, there is a natural tendency fer the ufiiper surface of the slip-cover to be reeves fci'r'warci' under the stress exerted by one seated upon the studio-couch. Accordingly, the present invention contemplates a new and imprcved. ready-made slip-cover constructien for studio-couches or the like which will fit accurately upon such. studio-couches and. which will tend toresist dislodging and displacing tndh exerted by one seated upon the swimmer.

Mere particularly. the present izwentien coil templates a sup-cover for a semis-cases er the its which is rovided with ave retai iifigt' er aechcrage means as cdns'tructeri that exert maximum retaining er sewerage acti'e'n Imde'r 7'."

2 cenditions tending to" produce maximum di'siddg: ing or displacing forces.

For the purpcse of illustrating the invention, there are shown in the accc'grnpanying smwmgs forms thereof which are at press-st; preferred, although it isto he imderstoqd that the ver 5" instrumentaliti'es of which the im' 'erition can sists' can be variously arranged arid drgafiizrfi that the invention-is net imited to the' first cise arrangements and ol'gariiz'atidnsfld strnmentaiities as herein shown de'scr'mect Referring to the acccrneanyiiig memes which like reference characters indicate like parts throughout: I V

Figure l rep're sents a perspective view their he ohe embodiment of the slip-cover 0finven-' tion applied to' a studio-couch.

Figure 2 represehts a perspective t vi ef anether embodihieht of the present sweeten: in position on a studid-co'uch.

Figure 3' represents a view in crass sectirsi- 611 line 3--3 of Figure 2.

Figur 4 represents a bottom plat fies Of the slip-cover Of Figure 2, in extended 01" p''sition, with the juxtaposed edges (if the sidefianefis being unconnected.

Figure 5 represents a botto'rri pla n view (if the slits-cover cf Figure 1, iri eitiideci dr set page tiori, with the jrrxtapbse'd e'dg'es of the side-eases being uncohnecte'd Figure 6 represents a View generally t6 that of Figure 3 but showing the enihodiment 6f Figures 1 and 5.

Figure 7 represents a fragrneht'elry serspeetiv View of another iribddiinefit of the firesefit invention.

Figure 8 represents a; view similar to thcise (if Figures {3 and 6 but shewing' the n'ibddimeht 6! Figure '7.

Figure 9 represents a b'dttdm plan view' (if the slip-cover of Figure 1'1, in esitehfied 6r set 156s?"- tion, with the ju'iitap'cs'd d'g es" (if the"- side fiafieis beihg uric'dnl'le'cted.

Figure 10 represents a View similar t6 ttdse 6)? Figures 3, 6 and 3' shdwl-ng arioth'e'i eifi bodimeht cf the Preseh't mventios.

Figure 11 represent/set frag'fiferit' y perspective View pf the sii a' 'cever shdwh in' Fig-u s 9 see applied to a studie -couch or" t'"1ik'e'.

Figure 12 represents a f1 3 37 setters gilaii View of "till further er'hhediment 6f the present invefiti-Ozi shdwfi iri riteiidd- 6r assess t sse I T mmosieatiqri at the sue-ester I have chasesfer iihist retioii arid deserist'ieh is Figures 2, 8 and 4 is composed of a single sheet of fabric cut out at the corners and forming a body portion or top II) which has depending side portions II integral therewith at folded corners I2. Attached to the top I intermediate the edges of the side portions II are retaining strips I3 adapted to be placed between the mattress and the studio couch proper to hold the slip cover in position. The strips I3 are attached to the side portions H by fastening means such as one or more rows of stitching, indicated at It, or other fastening means. The side portions I i may be plain, if desired, and be long enough to cover both the ends and sides of the mattress and of the couch or support therefor. The edges I of the side portions II may be joined together by a vertical row of stitching I6I or may be left loose. See Figure 2 which shows the stitching As shown in Figure l, I may prefer to provide separate pleated side-panels I5. The pleated side-panels I5 may be attached to the side-portions I I by the same stitching M which attaches the strips I3 to the side-portions II. This is shown in greater detail in Figures 5 and 6. These figures show the top If! having edges or corners I2 from which the depending side-portions II extend. Near the lower or outer edges of depending side-portions II are the retaining strips I3 which are attached to the depending side portions II by means of one or more rows of stitching M. This same stitching It serves to attach the lower side-panels I5 which may be provided with pleats I'I, if desired, to the sideportions II. The side edges I6 of the depending side-portions II may be connected together by stitching or other fastening means Ifil to form an abbreviated box-like structure for enclosing the mattress M. So likewise the side edges It of the lower side-panels I5 may be connected together at their vertical juncture with one or more rows of stitching I9 or any convenient fastening means.

Figures 7 and 8 show a second modified form of slip cover forming the subject of this invention. In this modification a different row of stitching or other fastening means may be employed to connect the side-portions II, the retaining strips I3 and the pleated side-panels I5 together. Figures 7 and 8 show this construction in which the strips I3 are connected to the side-portions II by one row of stitching M-a, and in which the lower sides I5 are connected to the side-portions l I by a second row of stitching I I-b, the rows of stitching I4-a and I I-b being at different heights. The lower side-paw els I 5 may be plain or pleated (as they are shown in Figures '7 and 8). This is entirely optional.

The side-portions II may be left as shown in Figures 4 and 5, disconnected from the adjacent sides, or they may be formed into a box-like covering structure having a top and four sides by sewing the adjacent edges I6 of the side-portions II together, so that a covering, in the form of a bag or sack having square corners, results.

Figures 9, l0 and 11 show a still further modification of this slip cover. The cover ill has depending side-portions II integral with it at the folds or corners I'2. These side-portions II are intermediate in length between the long depending side-portions II, shown in Figure 4, and the short depending side-portions II, shown in Figure 5. In this modification the outer or free ends of the depending side-portions I I serve as retaining tabs I3-a and are adapted for 1nsertion beneath the bottom of the mattress M to hold the slip cover in place. If desired, the side edges Id of the depending side-portions II may be joined by one or more rows of stitching IE! or other fastening means into a box-like covering for the mattress M. Between the free end I3-a of the depending side-portions II and the fold I2 and on the outer surface of the sideportions II are attached lower side-panels I5 by means of one or more rows of stitching I l-c or other convenient fastening means. These lower side-panels I5 may be plain or pleated, optionally. The side edges I8 of the lower side-panels I5 may be attached together by stitching It or other convenient fasteners.

Figure 12 shows a slight variation of that modification of the slip cover shown in Figures 9, l0 and 11. Figure 12 discloses a modification in which the depending side-portions II have retaining strips or tabs li -b which are not as wide as the side-portions I l of which the tabs I3-b form an extension. This reduction in width of the tabs I3-b allows these tabs to be placed under the mattress M while, at the same time, the depending side-portions I I are sufficient in length to amply cover the sides and ends of the mattress M.

It may be mentioned, although it has not been thought necessary to illustrate it in the drawings, that the depending side-portions l i may not be integral with the top I0 but may be seamed to top II with or without the use of piping.

In use, the slip cover is placed with the under side of the top I I! in contact with the upper face or surface of the mattress M and with the side-portions II and the parts depending therefrom, lying down around the sides of the mattress M and the couch C. One side-portion H and the portion of the mattress M adjacent thereto, may then be lifted the strip I3 which is carried by the side-portion II placed between that portion of the mattress M and the confronting face of the top of the couch C. The mattress M is then restored to its normal horizontal position with the retaining strip I3 in position between the lower face of the mattress M and the upper face of the couch C. The sideportion II thus forms a cover for the end. or side of mattress M while the depending pleated side panel I5 forms a cover for the side or end of the studio couch C. This operation is repeated for each of the four sides so that the studio couch. is completely enveloped or surrounded by the cover. The slip cover is thus securely retained in position but can be readily removed from the couch when it is desired to use the couch as a bed.

The present invention may be embodied in other specific forms without departing from the spirit or essential attributes thereof, and it is therefore desired that the present embodiments be considered in all respects as illustrative and not restrictive, reference being had to the an pended claims rather than to the foregoing description to indicate the scope of the invention.

It is apparent that the retaining flaps or strips will be held frictionally intermediate the base and the mattress of the studio-couch and will tend to resist shifting of the slip-cover during use.

It is apparent, further, that when one or more persons are seated upon the studio-couch, the frictional retaining force applied to the retaining strips or flaps is greater and, accordingly,

the resistance to shifting of the slip-cover is correspondingly greater.

In this way, the greatest retaining force, (that is, the force which prevents disarrangement of the slip-cover during use) is exerted under conditions which normally would tend most strongly to disarrange the slip-cover, so that, in effect, the novel construction of the present invention afiords more or less automatic anchorage action against stresses developing during normal use.

Thus, there is provided a simple and practical means for preventing disarrangement of a studio-couch slip-cover during use and one which does not require the use of tie-strings or nails or the like which are frequently used for anchoring slip-covers etc. This feature is of considerable importance since it greatly simplifies the installation and removal of the slip-cover.

I claim as my invention and desire to protect by Letters Patent:

1. A slip-cover for a studio couch made up of a base and a separate mattress removably po sitioned upon the base, said slip-cover comprising an elongated generally rectangular top, four sides extending a substantial distance from the top, said top and sides forming an envelope constructed and arranged substantially to encase and conceal both the mattress and the base of the studio couch, and retaining strips provided on the inside of at least the longer opposed sides of said slip-cover and constructed and arranged to extend inwardly generally horizontally therefrom in a plane spaced substantially below the top of said slip-cover but substantially above the lower edges of the sides whereby they can be tucked between the mattress and the base of the studio couch for frictionally retaining the slipcover in position.

2. A construction according to claim 1 wherein each of the sides is formed by a first side-portion extending in continuation of the top, and a second side-panel stitched to the first side-portion along a line spaced somewhat from the top.

3. A construction according to claim 1 wherein each of the sides is formed by a first side-portion exending in continuation of the top, and a second side-panel stitched to the first side-portion along a line spaced somewhat from the top, the retaining strip also being stitched to the first side-portion along a line spaced somewhat from the top.

4. A construction according to claim 1 wherein each of the sides is formed by a first side-portion extending in continuation of the top, and a second side-panel stitched to the first side-portion along a line spaced somewhat from the top, the retaining strip also being stitched to the first side-portion by the same stitching which secures the second side panel.

5. A construction according to claim 1 wherein each of the sides is formed by a first side-portion extending in continuation of the top, and a second side-panel stitched to the first side-portion along a line spaced somewhat from thetop, the retaining strip also being stitched to the first side-portion along a line generally intermediate the top and the stitching which secures the second side-panel.

6. A construction according to claim 1 wherein each of the sides is formed by a first side-portion extending in continuation of the top, and a second side-panel stitched to the first side-portion I each of the sides is formed by a first side-portion extending in continuation of the top, and a second side-panel stitched to the first side-portion along a line spaced somewhat from the top, and wherein the retaining strip is formed integrally with and in continuation of the first side-portion beyond the stitching securing the second sidepanel, the retaining strip being generally coextensive with the first side-portion.

8. A construction according to claim 1 wherein each of the sides is formed by a first side-portion extending in continuation of the top, and a second side-panel stitched to the first side-portion along a line spaced somewhat from the top, and wherein the retaining strip is formed integrally with and in continuation of the first side-portion beyond the stitching securing the second side-panel, the retaining strip being smaller than the first side-portion with its ends terminating short of the ends of the first side-portion.

9. A construction according to claim 1 wherein each retaining strip is a separate piece of fabric stitched to a juxtaposed and corresponding side member along a line spaced substantially from the top of the slip-cover.

10. A construction according to claim 1 wherein the sides are formed generally integrally with and in continuation of the top and are stitched together at their ends and wherein the retaining strips are formed of separate lengths of fabric stitched to the sides along lines spaced appreciably from the top.

11. A cloth slip-cover suitable for enveloping a studio-couch base and a mattress or cushion upon said couch base, said slip-cover including a cushion-engaging part having depending sideportions arranged to depend from said part and retaining strips adapted to be tucked between the mattress or cushion and the top of the studiocouch base for retaining the slip-cover in position, and couch-encircling side-panels attached to said depending side-portions along lines substantially spaced from the upper edges of said side-portions and adapted to hide the sides and ends of the studio-couch base, each of said retaining strips having a transverse dimension no greater than that of said side-panels.

FANNIE K. KRASNOV.

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Classifications
U.S. Classification5/499, 5/493
International ClassificationA47G9/02, A47C31/10
Cooperative ClassificationA47G9/0284
European ClassificationA47G9/02C