Design for overshoes
US D11260 S
Description (OCR text may contain errors)
"53mg, BEST AVAILAEBLE COPY $11 2 DESIGN.
G. WATKINSON. Overshoes.
Patented June 24,1879,
UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.
GEORGE WATKINSON, OF NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT, ASSIGNOR TO THE L. CANDEE & CO., OF SAME PLACE.
DESIGN FOR OVERSHOES.
Specification forming part of Design No. 11,260, dated June 24, 1879 application filed May 26, 1879.
- [Term of patent 7 years] To all whom it may concern:
Be it known that I, GEORGE WATKnvsoN, of New Haven, in the county of New Haven and State'of Connecticut, have invented a new Design for Overshoes; and I do hereby declare the following, when taken in connection with the accompanying drawing and the letters of reference marked thereon, to be a full, clear, and exact description of the same, and which said drawing constitutes part of this s pccification, and represents a side view of the same.
This invention relates to a design for that class of overshoes in which a plain foxing ex tends around the lower part from toe to heel, and a binding around the mouth of the shoe, and the intermediate space having the appearance of a difierent material; and the design consists in the ornamentation of this filling portion, as hereinafter described, and shown in the accompanying illustration.
The general outline of the shoe is of substantially usual form. The foxing a is plain, extending from toe to heel. b, the binding or edging around the edge of the mouth. A, the filling, is ornamented by a succession of fine parallel lines, forming ribs, and these ribs flattened or filled between them at difi'erent points, so as to produce irregular transverse lines on the surface, as shown in the accompanying illustration.
I claim The design for overshoes, consisting of a foxing and an edging around the mouth of the shoe, the intermediate space ornamented by a succession of parallel ribs, and the said ribs flattened or filled at points to produce the irregular or waving transverse lines, substantially as shown in the accompanying illustration.
Witnesses: JOHN E. EARLE, Jos. O. EARLE.