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Publication numberUS875486 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateDec 31, 1907
Filing dateApr 11, 1907
Priority dateApr 11, 1907
Publication numberUS 875486 A, US 875486A, US-A-875486, US875486 A, US875486A
InventorsJoseph Askins
Original AssigneeJoseph Askins
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 875486 A
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ment inwardly at the waist line, and also to serve as a means for holding awaist down in position at the back without resorting to the usual hooks, pins and clasp devices ordinarily employed for this purpose.

The belt body is constructed preferably from a woven web of cotton or other material and on one or both sides of a ortion thereof is a roughened surface which is brought into contact with the waist andadheres to the latter to such degree as to prevent loosening ,of the back of the same.

In the drawings, Figure 1 is a perspective view of a belt embodying the features of the invention. Fig. 2 is a transverse vertical section through a portion of the belt shown by Fig. 1. Fig. 3 is a view similar to Fig. 2, illustrating a slight modification.

Similar characters of reference are employed to indicate corresponding parts in the views.

The numeral 1 designates a belt composed of a woven fabric or any other suitable material provided with the usual fastening means, as shown. In the form of the belt shown by Figs. 1 and 2, the inner side, for a portion of the length thereof, is provided with a roughened surface, or has gritty material applied thereto, as at 2. As shown by Fig. 3, the opposite sides of the belt for a portion of the length of the latter is provided with the roughened or gritty surface, as at 4.

fl: he invention admits of a variation in the nature of the roughened or gritty surface of the belt, and such surface may be continuous or unbroken throughout its length, or the belt within certain limits may have 'the roughening material applied thereto only at intoriials, the essential fcatur of the invention being the application to a portion of the belt of a material that will grip or closely Specification of Letters Patent.

'1 1 Application filed April 11. 1907. Serial No. 367.531.

Patented Dec. 31, 1907.

adhere to a waist or analo ous. garment which it is desired to hold in p ace.

One of the simplest methods of providing the roughened or gritted surface or surfaces as explained, is to first cover the portion of the belt with a piece of material having glue thereon and apply to'the glue atgritty substance, such as-emery, carborundum, sand, or finely ground glass. Another method is to use emery or sand paper which ma be cut to proper width or prepared in strip orm and secured tov the belt at the proper place. The cheapest and most economical method of providing the belt with the roughened or gritty surface is to apply the glue and emery or other analogous gritty material directl upon the belt itself. as shown by Fig. 3, a piece of material bearing the gritty substance is applied aroundthe portion of the belt to rovide a gritty surface on both sides of the elt, so that the latter may be used inside or outside of the garment.

After a waist has been put on, the belt is applied and secured preferably with the roughened or gritty surface or side of the belt next to ,the -WalSt. down into proper form and the belt tightened, andthe roughened surface or gritty substance carried by the belt engaging the waist firmly holds the latteragainst change of ositionQ 1 he addition to the belt will not materially modify the cost of production, and the extent of the gritty substance over the sides of the belt may be varied at will.

Havin thus described theinvention, what is c aimed, is:

1. A belt having a portion of the same at the back provided with a thin covering of gritty substance;

2. A belt having both sides of the back portion rovided witha thin covering of gritty su stance.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand in presence of two subscribing witnesses.




In the form of the be t The waist is drawn

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Cooperative ClassificationA41F9/002