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US2363959A
US2363959A US496319A US49631943A US2363959A US 2363959 A US2363959 A US 2363959A US 496319 A US496319 A US 496319A US 49631943 A US49631943 A US 49631943A US 2363959 A US2363959 A US 2363959A
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41BSHIRTS; UNDERWEAR; BABY LINEN; HANDKERCHIEFS
    • A41B9/00Undergarments
    • A41B9/004Undergarments characterized by the crotch
    • A41B9/007Undergarments characterized by the crotch with releasable connection between crotch and front part
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A41WEARING APPAREL
    • A41BSHIRTS; UNDERWEAR; BABY LINEN; HANDKERCHIEFS
    • A41B9/00Undergarments
    • A41B9/08Combined undergarments

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Nov, 28, 1944.

P7 H. HANES GARMENT Filed July 27, 1945 2 Sheets-Sheet 1 P. H. HANES Nov. 28, 1944.

GARMENT 2 sheets sheei 2 Filed July 27, l

Patented Nev. 28, 1944 2,363,959 GA NT Pleasant H. Kane's, Winston-Salem, N. 0., as-

.signon to P; H. Hanes Knitting Company,

-Winsto'n- Salem, 0., a corporation for North invention =relates; to garments and more particularly to combination body garments shirtgpart and; aleg covering or pants t An object: Ofcthe invention is'to provide anyim ure 4. t l v v The I illustrative embodiment of the invention Application July: 27, 1943, Serial No. ieesis sci i s. (01. 2 -78) Figure 1 shown in the accompanyingdrawings includes a proved one-piece garment of this class which-Iis formed; as a unit including a-shirt partanda shorttpants part, the latter comprising-a flap extending fromthe back and: bottom of the shirt 1 partrandbeing adapted to'pass throughthe wear :er-"s' crotch for detachable I connection to the shirt -:parti'frontxinthewaistsregion. r l

Another object is to provide 'agarment "of the kind referred to in whichithe pants partor flap 'i'stsized so as r to: cover the wearers buttocks and to fitsimilarly to so-called briefs.

Another object is to "provide a 'garmentof the forming a continuous support for the bottom of the garment, preventing it'frorn stretching out of sha l i Another object isto provide a garmentof the kind referred to which is resilientand adapted to be put.onoverthelwearers head, the waist region. reenf orcing means comprising 'a non-resilient or nonfstretchable strip secured to the front'of the shirtupart in such a way as to per- A further objectof the inventionis'to provide a combination knit garmentnwhich is comfort-v able, well fitting, and adapted; tobe' made of muchlesstmaterial than isrequired for theimakring of an ensemble comprising a conventional shirt and separate conventional briefs. Other objects will become apparentffrom a reading of p the following detaileddescription, the appended claims, and r the accompanying drawings, in which: i r

t Figure 1 isfa front elevation of a-garmentem Lbodying; the invention applied 'to a wearer v; Figure 2- is aside elevation of the garment, ,shown imFigurel, alsosshown as applied. to a wearen;

Figure 3 is aplan view of theimproved garment shownas lying out "flat: witha flap detached from the'short front part and-spread out in thesame plane as the shirt-part; p r

' Figuree isa fragmentary, view looking in;the same direction as in Figure; B but with parts broken awayand with the flapshown as connected to the shirt front partg and shirt part and a shot pants part B both'formed otknitted material which preferably is resilient or stretchable transversely centerline of the garment. p r The shirt part A is formed similarly to aconof the longitudinal Q ventional sleeveless knit athleticundershirthav-t ing arm openings l-+-|, a neckopening 2, anda Waistfregion 3'. r

'The short pantspartB comprises a flap 4 the 1 rear end or edge 5 of which extends transversely character stated in which the leg' openingsof the r pants part and the waist region are formedor equipped with continuous" reen forcing meansu substantiall the full width ofthe shirt partand is-joined to the lower back portion ofthe shirt part A by a transversely yieldingor resilient seam B. When thefiap is laid out as shown in Figure 3, its side edgesf'L-l converge from the ends of the seam Ginwardly toward each other to a crotch zone ofminimum width at8, and then diverge outwardly from pea'ch other throughout a frontmortion, terminating in a transverse free 'fr'ontedge 9. A reenforcing binding I'D is secured to theflap 4a1ong its edgesT,1,'and 9.

In use, the one-piece garment is puIle-don over the wearers head; shoulders, and trunk, and the flap "4 is" extended forwardly through the crotchand up in front of thea-bdomen for atl-rnit theshirt part front portion to be stretched transversely when the garmentis beingiput on.

tachment to-the shirt part frontin the waist region. In accordance with oneieature of the invention the shirt front is reenforced' in the waist region in a mannertosupport th'e fiapfront arment smoothly fitted to the wearerflthe reenevenly and to thereby maintain the whole forcementb'ein'gso arranged and related to other parts of'the garment as not to interfere with transverseyielding or stretchingof the frontof the shirt part AWhen the garmentis 'beingput on.- In the illustrative embodiment; the shirt waist region reenforcingmeans comprises a nonv resilient or non-yielding strip, for example a j woven tape II which is stitched across substantially the mm width of and onthe inside of the waist region 3,5the ends 12-42 of the strip being tumed down slightly asshown inFigures 4 r j and 5so' as to meet the endsof the reenforcements. |0.-l0ralong the edgesofthejfiap i. The l strip I is arranged arcuately with its highest .point, at the. center of the. garment and With its Lend-r portions. beingfllowest. and terminating at theends of, the resilient seam 6.

the garmentis pulleci on. over the head and down" the chest and. stomach. and oven the abdomen ttheshirt part front canstretch several inches 5 is a section on the lin'e55 of Fi Thus, when transversely as is permitted by assumption of a straight line or nearly straight line position by the tape II. The advantage of this will be apparent when it is considered that if the strip I I Any suitable fastening means may be deployed,

across the reenforcing strip II for cooperation with similarly deployed reenforcing means across the front end edge 9 of the flap 4. In the illustrative embodiment, a plurality of spaced snap fastener elements I3 are secured to the strip I I and cooperating similarly spaced snap fastener elements I4 are secured'to the flap front ,edge reenforcing strip I0.

It will be apparentthat garments embodying the invention can be made with a very considerabla'saving of materlall. The reenforcementslll .for theflap side edges 1 which form the pants part leg openings, the'fiap front reenforcement I0, and the reenforcing strip I I provide a continuous reenforcement or support for thebottom of the garment, preventing it from being stretched out of shape and assuring a continued good fit. The resilient seam Ii reenforces the back of the garment to some extent and assists in preventing bunching of the knit material. Q The extending of the side edges 'I'I of the fla out to the side extremities of the garment provides for covering the buttocks, thus assuring at 4' said shirt part front can be stretched transversely; a short pants forming part comprising a flap joined at one of its ends to said shirt part at the bottom and back thereof along a line ex- .tending transversely across substantially the full width of said shirt part back, the side edges of said flap converging inwardly towards each other from the'respective ends of said waist portion reenforcing means and then diverging from each other and terminating in a free front edge extending between said flap sides and constitut l ing the other end of said flap part, said flap having reenforcing means extending along said flap side edges and across said flap free edge,

and cooperating with said waist portion reenforcing means to provide continuous, reenforcement along the front shirt part waist portion, the flap part side edges and the flap free front edge; fastening means deployed across said waist band reenforcing means; and cooperating fas- 'tening means deployed across said flap part free front edge. 1

least as much comfort as is had when wearing separate shirt and briefs. l The garment shown embodies the invention in the form now preferred, but it will be understood that changes may be made without departing from the invention as defined in the claims.

I claim:

.1. In a one-piece garment of the character described, a resilient knitted shirt part, a resilient knitted short pants part comprising a flap including a rear buttocks-covering portion merging with the back of the shirt part and a crotch and front portion; a non-resilient strip secured to the shirt part front in the waist region and extending transversely across the shirt part front with its ends terminating substantially at the respective side extremities of the garment, said strip being secured to said shirt part front along an arc with its central part being highest and at the middle of the shirt part front and with its end parts being lowest and respectively adjacent said shirt part side extremities, whereby said shirt part front can be stretched transversely when the grament is being put on; fastening means on said non-resil-- ,ient strip; and cooperating fastening means on the front portion of said pants part.

2. In a garment of the character described, a resilient shirt part including non-resilient waist portion reenforcing means extending across the lower front portion of said shirt part substantially from one side extremity of said shirt part' to the other side extremity thereof and being secured to said shirt part along an arc with its highest point at the middle of the shirt part front and with its lowest parts respectively adjacent said shirt part side extremities, whereby 3. In a garment of the character described, a resilient shirt part including resilient waist portion reenforcing 'means extending across the lowerback portion of said shirt part substantially from one side extremity of said shirt part to the other side extremity thereof, and nonresilient waist portion reenforcing means extending across the lower front portion of said shirt part substantially from one side extremity of said shirt part to the other side extremity thereof and being secured to said shirt part along an arc with its highest point at the middle of the shirt part front and withits lowest parts respectively adjacent said shirt part side extremities, whereby. said shirt part front can be stretched transversely; a short pants forming.

part comprising a fiapjoined at one of its ends to said shirt partat the bottom and back thereof along a line extending transversely across substantially the full width of said shirt part back, the side edges of said flap converging inwardly towards each other from the respective .ends of said waist portion reenforcing means deployed across said waist band reenforcing means; and cooperating fastening means de-.

, ployed across said flap part free front edge.

4. In a one-piece garment of the characterdescribed, a resilient knitted shirt part; a resilient knitted short pants part comprising a flap including a rear buttocks-covering portion and a crotch and front portion; a non-resilient strip secured to the shirt frontin the waist region and extending transversely across the shirt front with its ends terminating respectively at the side extremities of the garment,

'said strip being secured to said shirt part] along an arc with its central part being highest and at the middle of the shirt part front and withits end parts being lowest and respectively adja cent said shirt part side' extremities, whereby said shirt part front can be stretched transversely when the garment is being put on; fastoning means deployed across said non-resilient strip; cooperating fastening means deployed across the flap front edge; and reenforcing means extending along the side edges which form leg openings and the front edge of said flap, said strip joining with said flap edge reenforcing means thus forming a continuous support or reenforcement for the bottom of the I garment for preventing its being stretched out of shape. i

5. Agarment of the character described comprising a cylindrically shaped body portion and arc across the lower part of said body portion with the ends thereof connected to the ends of said crotch reinforcements.

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US5033121A (en) * 1990-06-15 1991-07-23 Larsen Douglas S Combined clothing article
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USD699919S1 (en) 2012-07-19 2014-02-25 Michelle L. Wexler Gusset with cloud shape
USD699920S1 (en) 2012-05-10 2014-02-25 Michelle L Wexler Cloud-shaped lower body garment gusset panel
USD699921S1 (en) 2013-03-13 2014-02-25 Michelle L Wexler Lower body garment gusset panel
USD701018S1 (en) 2012-12-04 2014-03-18 Michelle L Wexler Lower body garment central panel piece
USD701367S1 (en) 2013-03-13 2014-03-25 Michelle L Wexler Lower body garment gusset panel with heart shape
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JPS4943105U (en) * 1972-07-18 1974-04-16
US5033121A (en) * 1990-06-15 1991-07-23 Larsen Douglas S Combined clothing article
US5206957A (en) * 1992-06-03 1993-05-04 Betty Gulick Body core warming vest
US10244798B2 (en) * 2011-08-17 2019-04-02 The Underwares Group, Llc Undergarment and gusset therefor
US9713351B2 (en) 2011-08-17 2017-07-25 The Underwares Group, Llc Undergarment and gusset therefor
USD714029S1 (en) 2011-08-17 2014-09-30 The Underwares Group, Llc Panel for lower body garment
USD699920S1 (en) 2012-05-10 2014-02-25 Michelle L Wexler Cloud-shaped lower body garment gusset panel
USD699919S1 (en) 2012-07-19 2014-02-25 Michelle L. Wexler Gusset with cloud shape
USD726393S1 (en) 2012-09-12 2015-04-14 The Underwares Group, Llc Undergarment gusset
USD701018S1 (en) 2012-12-04 2014-03-18 Michelle L Wexler Lower body garment central panel piece
USD701367S1 (en) 2013-03-13 2014-03-25 Michelle L Wexler Lower body garment gusset panel with heart shape
USD699921S1 (en) 2013-03-13 2014-02-25 Michelle L Wexler Lower body garment gusset panel
USD713619S1 (en) 2013-03-15 2014-09-23 The Underwares Group, Llc Lower body garment gusset panel with pointed ends
USD718918S1 (en) 2013-03-15 2014-12-09 The Underwares Group, Llc Lower body garment gusset panel with pointed end
US20150040285A1 (en) * 2013-08-09 2015-02-12 Farnaz Mobayyen Tuck In Top Device
USD724818S1 (en) 2014-02-21 2015-03-24 The Underwares Group, Llc Lower body garment gusset panel with lips shape
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