US 605505 A
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Eirnn Freres MAY MURRAY, OF DETROIT, MICHIGAN.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent N o. 605,505, dated J une 14, 1898.
' Application filed October 21, 1896. Serial No. 602,603. (No model.)
To a/ZZ whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, MAY MURRAY, a citizen of the United States, residing at Detroit, in the county of Vayne and State of Michigan, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Gloves; and I do hereby declare the following to be a full, clear7 and exact description of the invention, such as will enable others skilled in the art to which it appertains to 'make and use the same, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, forming a part of this specification.`
This invention relates to new and useful improvements in gloves; and it consists in the Figure l represents an inside view of a glove made in accordance with -my invention. Fig. 2 is a side View of a glove incasing a handand grasping a handle, lever, or other similar object; and Fig. 3 is an enlarged detail showing the particular formation of the woven-wire fabric which is attached to the glove.
Referring to the numerals of reference, l
i indicates a glove, which may be of any suit.
able material, such as above mentioned, and 2v 2 designate rings formed of wire or metal in any suitable form.
It will be seen by reference to Fig. 3 that the rings 2 2 are so associated that they practically form a flexible metallic fabric. The
be worn for handling brick, stone, timber, or'
other like material; but where the glove is to be worn by motormen, brakemen, or in in- A stances where the linger-tips do not bear upon the object grasped it will be unnecessary.`
r It is found best to leave spaces between the metal fabric on the inside of the ngers `and thumb and the palm-piece, so that the fingers may be easily closed. It is intended that this metal fabric shall be secured to the glove in the places mentioned in any desired manner, as bysewing, stitching, or otherwise securing.
Having thus fully set forth my invention7 what I claim as new, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is
As a new article of manufacture, a glove providedwith guards upon its palm, inner thumb and finger portions, each guard consisting of rings interwoven with each other .i and means for securing said rings to said por- In testimony whereof I affix my signature Y in presence of two witnesses.
I-I. RosooE WHEELER, FEANKU S. WHEELER.