US 2641779 A
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RQYGILL DECORATIVE COVER' FOR I-IEADBOARDS Filed Jan. 3,1952
June 15, 1953 V INVENTOR- R E VA G I L L BY 15m;- M
ATTORNEY Patented June 16, 1953 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE" DECORATIVE COVER FOR HEADBOARDS Reva Gill, Brooklyn, my. Application January 3,1952, Serial No. 2 4,730 1 1 Claim. (C1. -3171 My invention relates to a decorative-cover for a head-boardone which protects as well as beautifies the head-board; which permits of, expeditious attachment or detachment, as when it is desired tolaunder same; andone-wherein the fastening devices for the components are hidden from view.
More specifically, my invention comprises a cushion conforming to the contour of the headboard and fastened thereto in the rear, in combinationwith a cover which completely encloses the head-board, the fastenings therefor, and the cushion. At its bottom is located the securing means for the cover, a view of which is totally occluded bythe proximity of the mattress.
To the accomplishment of the recited objects, and others coordinate therewith, one of the embodiments of my invention resides in the .con-
struction and arrangement of parts shown in the accompanying"drawings, described in the following specification, and embraced within the scope of the appended claim.
In said drawings:
Figure 1 is a perspective viewof the headboard, cushion and cover disassembled.
Figure 2 is a front elevation, partly broken away, of the various components assembled, and Figure 3 is a vertical section on'line 3-3- and illustrating the normal position assumed by the] spring and mattress.
Referring more particularly to the drawings for V cover 9, with its opening or mouth l0 facing downwardly is pulled over the head-board and the cushion until the bottom reaches a point contiguous the bottom of the head-board, whereboard and the mattress l3 disposeddirectly in upon it is fastened. Inthis position with the fasteners ll beneath the bottom of the headfront, the'fastenersare not discernible. In fact, the complete set-up has all of the characteristics of upholstering done by an expert, when it is well within the skill ofthe usual house wife.
Covers. bearing different designs may be used 'interchangeably'if desired; or in the event the I head-board is unduly worn, scratched, or otherhends the employment not only of the various 9 is preferably manufactured from quilted or other decorative fabric; is open at the bottom l0 and here provided with snap fasteners II or equivalent securing devices.
In practical use, the cushion 6 is positioned on the front of the head-board 5 and tied thereto in the rear, as at [2, with tapes I, 8. 'Ihereupon,
means described but of equivalent means for per-' It is desired to forming the recited function-s. reserve the right to effect such changes and modifications of the invention as may come fairly within the scope of the appended claim.
In combination with a bed having a head board, a cushion provided with a plurality of tapes at the bottom and top thereof, the tapes at the top disposed over and the tapes at the bottom disposed under the head board and fastened in the rear thereof, a decorative envelope cover closed at the top and'sides and open at the bottom and having fasteners at the bottom thereof, said cover enclosing the cushion, the rear, top and sides of the head board, the fasteners securing the bottom edges of said eover below the head board.
, -REVA GILL."
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Gerer Mar. 12. 1918