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April 12, 1938. o. EIDINGER COLLAR FASTENER Filed May 12, 19:57 2,114,974 Patented Apr. 12, 1938 2,114,074 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFIQE 2,114,074 COLLAR FASTENER Otto Eidinger, Chicago, Ill. Application May 12, 1937, Serial No. 142,301 4 Claims. This invention relates particularly to an im proved adjustable collar fastener adapted for use in connection with a shower-proof cape or the like. The primary object of the invention is to pro 5 vide an improved adjustable collar that may be ?tted snugly to the neck of any wearer and pro tect the clothing of the person from injury from treatments administered in beauty parlors and the like. 10 The invention is illustrated in a preferred embodiment in the accompanying drawing, in which: Figure 1 is a broken perspective view of a cape provided with the improved collar; Fig. 2 is a 15 View similar to Fig. l but showing the collar in open position; Fig. 3 is a broken sectional view showing how the fastener may be attached to a collar by means of a grommet, taken as indicated at line 3 of Fig. 2; Fig. 4 is an elevational View 20 of the fastener before it is attached to the collar 25 30 35 40 (Cl. 2-127) In the modi?cation shown in Fig. 5, a fastener I9 is provided with a pair of slots 20 which leave a tongue 2| which may be slipped over the col lar band, as will be readily understood. In the modi?cation shown in Figs. 6 and '7, a fastener 22 is provided with an integrally formed resilient arm 23 which forms a spring clip to be pressed over the collar band. In the form shown in Figs. 1-5, it is immaterial as to which end of the collar is placed inside against the neck of the wearer, but in using the type shown in Figs. 6 and '7, the fasteners, though similar, must always be applied in the same rela tion with respect to the inside and outside of the garment. The foregoing detailed description has been given for clearness of understanding only, and no unnecessary limitations should be understood therefrom, but the appended claims should be construed as broadly as permissible, in View of 20 the prior art. I claim: band; Fig. 5 is a modi?ed form of fastener; Fig. 1. An adjustable collar for a garment com 6, an elevational view of another form of fastener; I and Fig. '7, an end elevational View of the device prising: a fabric collar band secured to said gar shown in Fig. 6. ment and provided at each end with a rigid fas As shown in Figs. 1 and 2, a cape 8 may be tener having a downwardly open slot adapted to formed of water-proofed silk, rubber, or the like, slip downwardly over the collar band and form and is usually provided with a special flounce 9 an adjustable overlap around the neck of the which has its top edge portion joined to the top wearer. edge portion of the cape by means of a binding 2. An adjustable collar for a garment compris strip of similar fabric Ill. The assembly is ing: a ?exible collar band formed of a plurality stitched together to form a collar band indicated of thicknesses of fabric stitched together and generally at H. The fastener l2, shown in Figs. secured to said garment, and a reversible rigid 1-4 inclusive, comprises a ?at strip of rigid mate fastener at each end of said collar band having rial which may be of metal, “bak-elite”, or the a downwardly open slot adapted to embrace an like, and preferably has its body portion l3 per intermediate portion of said band and tension forated, as indicated at M, so‘ that it may be at the band around the neck of a wearer, the body tached to the end of the collar band I l by means portion of each fastener being perforated and of a suitable grommet l5. The end portion of secured to the band by means of a grommet. 3. A shower-proof cape provided with an ad the fastener is slotted, as indicated at l6, and preferably one of the edge portions of the slot is justable collar comprising: a ?exible fabric collar serrated, as indicated at IT, to provide a better band provided at each end with a metal fastener gripping surface therein. To attach the gar having a downwardly open slot adapted to slip ment to a wearer it is merely necessary to throw over the intermediate portions of the said collar the cape around the shoulders of the wearer and band and form an adjustable overlap around the 45 slip‘ one of the fasteners over an intermediate neck of the wearer and double the thickness of portion of the band from the inside. The other the material at the overlapped edge portions of fasten-er may then be snapped on to- an adjoin ing portion of the collar so that no loose ?aps are the cape. 4. A device as speci?ed in claim 3, in which one left to hang down against the neck of the wearer. 50 This action causes an edge portion of the cape I8 to overlap and prevents injury to the clothes of the wearer through this portion of the cape. 15 25 30 n, " ‘ 45 of the inner edge portions of the slot is serrated 50 to grip the fabric. OTTO EIDINGER.