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Publication numberUS361007 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateApr 12, 1887
Publication numberUS 361007 A, US 361007A, US-A-361007, US361007 A, US361007A
InventorsEobeet S. Gould
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 361007 A
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SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 361,007, dated April 12, 1887.

Serial No. 209,859. No model.)

To all whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, ROBERT S. GOULD, of East Orange, in the county of Essex and State of New Jersey, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Curtain-Holders, of which the following is a specification.

' This invention relates to an improved ourtain holder by which the curtain is conveniently gathered up and held in position, and can be readily removed from the same, the holder being intended to be used in place of curtain chains and similar curtain holding devices; and the invention consists of a supporting -plate having a box shaped middle portion and a curved arm applied symmetrically to the fixed arm and jointed to the box portion, so as to be thrown upward in a plane plate, showing the connection with the movable arm with the angular or box portion of out.

the same. Fig. 5 is a front View of a slightly modified construction of my improved curtain-holder, the holder being closed. Fig.6 is a plan View of the same, parts being broken Fig. 7 is a side view, the movable arm being raised. Fig. 8 is a detail sectional view of the hinged part.

Similar letters of reference indicate corresponding parts.

In the drawings, A represents the supporting-plate, that is attached to the door or window casing, or upon any other suitable support, and provided at its middle portion with a forwardly-extending angular box portion, A, towhich a curved arm, B, is rigidly applied, while a second curved arm, 0, is hinged symmetrically to the fixed arm to'said box portion A. The two curved arms B 0 form together the holder for the curtain, and are ornamented in any suitable manner, and proshown in Fig 1.

vided at their outer ends, which are close to each other. with ornamental rosettes b b, as

the movable arm 0 with the box portion A of the supporting-plate A is formed at the upper part of the box portion, so that when 5 the movable arm 0 is swung on its hinge d in an upward direction it assumes a vertical position at right angles to the plane of the fixed arm, and facilitates the disposition of removing or inserting of the curtain into the fixed arm, upon which the movable arm is lowered again, so that the curtain is retained between the two arms.

In the construction shown in Figs. 1 to 4, inclusive, the arms 13 are made flat; but in the construction shown in Figs. 5 to 8, inclusive, the arms are made of rods circular in cross section. The arm Bis fixed in a socket, A formed on the rear side of the plate A, and from the inner end of said arm the screw 1 projects, which is screwed in the screwthreaded aperture in the inner end of the swinging arm 0, the inner end of the arm C being also in the socket A of the plate A. The arm 0 can be swung up from the fixed arm B until the. plane of the said arm 0 is about at right angles to the plane of the arm B, when the curtain can be inserted, and then the arm 0 is swung down.

An ornamental curtain-holder is thus obtained by which the curtain is rigidly supported in position or removed from the holder.

Having thus described my invention, I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent- 1. A curtain holder consisting of a supporting-plate with a forwardly-projecting box portion, a curved arm attached rigidly to said boxportion, and asecond curved arm hinged to the top part of the box portion and to swing upward, substantially as set forth.

2. The combination, with a supportingplate having a forwardlyprojecting. angular box portion, and an arm attached rigidly to the front part of the box portion and extending inhorizontal direction therefrom, of a second curved arm that is hinged to the top part of the box and adapted to be moved from'hori- The hinge-eonnection d of zontal to vertical position, substantially asset I In testimony that I claim the foregoing as forth. my invention I have signed my name in pres- 3. A curtainholder consisting of a supence of two subscribing witnesses. porting-plate, a curved arm attached rigidly ROBT. S. GOULD. 5 thereto, and a hinged curved arm which is mounted to swing out of the plane of the fixed arm, substantially as shown and described.



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Cooperative ClassificationF16G11/00