US 791677 A
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- PATENTED JUNE 6, 1905.
M. I. BOWLING.
POWDER POUCH. APPLICATION FILED MAR-29,1905.
Patented June 6, 1905.
MINNIE I. DOWLING, OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 791,677, dated June 6, 1905.
Application filed March 29, 1905. Serial No. 252,667.
To all whom it may concern/.-
Be it known that I,MINNIE I. DOWLING, a citizen of the United States, residing in Chicago, Cook county, Illinois, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Ladies PowdenPouches, of which the following is a full, clear, and correct description, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, forming a part hereof, and in which Figure 1 shows my said new device in plan View. Fig. 2 shows Fig. l in section on the plane 2 2 of Fig. 1.
Like reference letters denote like parts throughout.
The object of my invention is to improve the construction of ladies powder-pouches so that they may be carried from place to place with ease and convenience in a hand-bag, pocket, or other convenient receptacle and from which they may be taken with ease and convenience and used without lost or spilling of their contents. To attain said desirable ends,I construct mysaid device in substantially the following manner, namely: I take a piece of chamois-skin or other suitable material and cut from it a circular disk at, whereof a suitable width of its circumference is crimped or shortened in any suitable way, as by a series of radial folds, as shown at M, whereby the circumferential crimped band so formed will Shorten said part of the said disk 0, and form a low saucer-shaped holder, as shown in Fig. 2. Preferably, however, I sew a piece of crimped lace to the outer edge of said crimped disk both for the purpose of giving said device a neater and more attractive appearance and for holding a ribbon or draw-string e, which is passed in and out from side to side of said lace and of which the ends are connected in the usual fashion for such ribbon or drawstring. Said draw-string when drawn out transforms my said structure into aclosed bag. Onto the inner surface of the center of said disk is sewed a small piece of leather to form a pocket 6, of which the sewing terminates at the points 0, whereby is left a mouth f, through which the powder is charged and dischargedfor use in any suitable quantity. Said mouth is securely closed by some suitable means, preferably by the well-known glove-stud d of extra small size, wherewith the mouth of said pocket can be opened and closed most conveniently.
The pocket 6 here shown is preferably diamend-shaped, because said form is well adapted in every particular for the construction and use herein set forth.
For use the bag orpocket b is filled with a suitable quantity of powder and from which the powder is readily passed ontothe leather a, from which the powder is then applied in theusual way. Y
What I claim is A powder-pouch consisting of a disk, a crimped margin on said disk, a draw-string near the margin of said disk, a pocket cen-' trally located on said disk, a mouth for said pocket and means to lock said mouth.
MINNIE I. DOWLING. Witnesses:
WM. ZIMMERMAN, Enw. J. DOWLING.