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July 16, 1946 ‘ s. CANGEMI SHOE CONSTRUCTION 1 2,404,214 Filed NOV. 21, 1944 INVENTOR. SALVATORE CANGEMI ' H/é' ATTORNEY ' Patented July 16, ,1946 . 2,404,214 ‘UNITED/STATES PATENT OF'FICEIT‘V, 2,404,214 snos CONSTRUCTION a Salvatore Cangemi, Brooklyn, N. Y. Application November 21, 1944, Seri'al'No. 564,448 5' Claims. (Cl. 36-495) I > This invention relates to improvements in shoe construction and more particularly to improve ments in the‘ construction of open back shoes for ladies. ' , 2 , a . rear end to provide a heel breast flap I6 to cover‘ the breast of the'heel I4, and a portion to overlie the front part of the heel. At the back the upper is provided with‘ a sling or sling arrangement’ II‘ to hold the back part of the shoe on a foot. This sling comprises a, strap or strap portion I8 extend ing from the rear end of the front side of the upper (Fig. 1) around the back of the ankle and adapted to be connected to a buckle I9 on a strap In each shoe of the open back type as made heretofore, the upper not only at the front of the shoe but also at the back extends around the edge of the insole and is secured beneath the insole in any suitable manner, between the insole and the outsole or between the insole and the 10 or strap portion 20 extending rearwardly from heel. With this construction, throughout, the the side of the upper at the rear in Fig. 1.v These back part of the upper is not drawn closely around parts are well known to shoemakers and others the foot of the wearer, and when the wearer skilled in the art. ‘ rests her weight on the foot the upper bulges At the front of the shoe the upper II is car adjacent at the edge of the insole. Such bulging 15 ried around the edge of ,the insole and secured is very undesirable and produces an unsightly between the insole and the outsole by suitable appearance. means, for example by paste or the like. At the An important object of this invention is to back, however, it is preferable in carrying out provide a novel and advantageous form of shoe this invention to carry the upper to the top sur construction which will obviate such disadvan 20 face of the insole and to secure the upper to the tages. Another object of the invention is to provide an open back shoe in which the upper at the back of the shoe will ?t closely around the lower parts of insole. Preferably this result may be attained by cutting or slitting the insole at each side so that at the edge of the insole a cut or slit 2|, to receive the rear edge of the upper, shows as a the sides of the foot of a wearer. ‘ 25 line extending from the upper part of the insole A further object of the invention is to provide at the back part of the shoe downwardly and for an open back shoe in which the upper at. and wardly to the bottom of the insole. This cut is near its back edge does not pass around the edge preferably so inclined as to come to the lower of the insole. surface of the insole and form a tongue 2a which A still further object of the invention is to 80 at its outer edge along the edge. of the insole provide a shoe in which the upper at any exposed increases in thickness from front to rear and at edge thereof extending upwardly from the insole its inner edge is very thin. With the insole thus will ?t closely around the foot of the wearer. prepared, the upper is passed between the tongue The present invention may be applied to par 22 and the body of the insole and after being ticular advantage, to various types of open back 85 placed in proper position, as by being drawn shoes, for example to an open back pump. v tightly around a last, is secured in such position Other objects, features and advantages will in a suitable manner as by means of tacks or appear upon consideration of the following de nails 23 securing the tongue and the adjoining tailed description and of the drawing, in which portion of the upper to the main portion of the Fig. 1 is a side elevation of an open back pump 40 insole. embodying the present invention; After the upper and the insole have been as Fig. 2 is a fragmentary bottom view illustrating sembled on a last, the shank stiffener I5, the out a manner of slitting the insole and of inserting sole I3 and the heel I4 may be added to the as portions of the upper in the slits; sembly, the parts may be pasted together or Fig. 3 is a fragmentary edge view of the insole 45 secured in another suitable manner. In the ?n illustrating the manner of slitting the same; and ished shoe the insole I2 may be covered by a; Fig. 4 is a section taken along the line 4-4 of sock lining 23a attached thereto as by pasting. _ Fig. 1. Referring to the drawing there is illustrated Upon inspection of Fig. 4 it will be evident that upon drawing together the straps I8 and 20 and in Fig. 1 in side elevation an open back shoe I0 50 securing them by means of the buckle I9 the up of the pump type embodying" the present inven per II at and near its rear edge will be drawn tion. This shoe comprises an upper I I, an insole closely around the foot of the wearer and will I2, an outsole I3, and a heel I 4. Between the obviate gapping or bulging such as is experienced insole and outsole is a shank sti?ener I5, which where the rear portion of the upper passes around may be of steel. The outsole I3 is split at its 65 the edge of the insole. ' It is evident that this i 2,404,214 ' _ u f ; 4 ‘ a 3. The combination according‘ to claim 1 wherein said slit extends along a curved line. arrangement will be very effective for the pur , pose speci?ed. - 4. In an open back shoe, the combination of It should'be understood that various changes an upper having at each side an exposed rear ' I may be made and that certain features may be edge, an insole having through each edge a slit providing a tongue having at the edge of the insole an edge starting at the back with a thick Having thus described my invention, I claim: ness equal substantially to that of the insole and 1. In an open back shoe the combination of decreasing gradually to nothing at the front and I an upper having at each side a free rear edge extending upwardly from the sole of ‘the shoe, 10 having a thin inner edge," the upper at the for ward portion of the shoe passing around the edge 1 an insole having at each side'thereof a slit start of the insole and the back portion passing into 1 ing at the rear of the shank, said slit extending i used without others, without departing from the ‘ true scope and spirit of the invention. ' insole and inclining downwardly and inwardly to 4 said slit and to the upper surface of said tongue, and means to secure the rear portions of the the edge of the insole and an edge having at the 5. 'In an open back shoe of the sandal type, , forwardly and outwardly through the edge of the ‘ provide a tongue having a substantial width at 15 upper in said slits at opposite sides of the insole. 3 rear thereof a thickness equal to that of the insole - i the combination of an upper comprising at the back portion an upper element on each side ex and decreasing in thickness to a forward edge at tending upwardly from the sole, an insole having I the lower surface of the insole, said upper being " ‘ secured in said slit and extending from the hot 20 at each side a slit inclined downwardly and in wardly and forwardly and to the corresponding 1 tom face of said insole upwardly through said 1 Slit. siderof the insole. and receiving the corresponding , upper element and means forv securing each ele ' '2. The combination according tov claim 1 ment in the corresponding slit; wherein said slit extends forwardly and then out ‘ wardly, ' ’ 25 ‘ I , SALVATORE CANGEMI.