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Aug. 21, 1946. A. K. WHITE mi. 2,406,129 HANDY TWO PART FOLDING SCREEN Filed .Feb. 28, 1944 :62 14 10 -o v .31 ' ~ ¢, ° - ’ '0 ° O ‘ 1% b . - 12 I _ JNVENTORS / BYDésZieFWhibe . ' 18 Patented Aug. 27,- 1946 2,406,729 " UNITED STATES PATENT * OFFICE 2,406,729 ‘ HANDY TWO-PART FOLDING SCREEN Avis K. White and Deslie F. White, Center Ossipee, N. H. 1 Application February 28, 1944, Serial No. 524,220 2 Claims. (Cl. 160-119) 2 The invention relates to screens and more es hinges I3 located near the upper and lower ends thereof. Each panel I0 and II is formed with a wood frame I 4, although the same may be made from Other rigid material, and a fabric center pecially foldable dressing screens. The primary object of the invention is the pro vision of a screen of this character, wherein the panels thereof are ,foldable with relation to each other, and these are equipped with a towel rack, covering I5, strip fastened thereto at IE to be taut. The coverings I5 are ?tted with pockets I‘! for accommodating clothing or other articles, these pockets being open at their upper ends, so _mirror and pockets for accommodating toilet articles or other gadgets required for dressing purposes. Another object of the invention is the provision 10 of a screen of this character, wherein the height thereof can be increased or decreased, the panels being sectioned which are separable from each other and adaptable for nesting one within the other. 15 A further object of the invention is the provi sion of a screen of this character, wherein the construction thereof is such that it can be easily transported, in that it may be carried as luggage, as when it is folded is compact, and the separable 20 sections are susceptible of being nested in ‘a novel that access may be had thereto when the section is unfolded and at rest in an upright position. On the section panel III is a towel rack I8 which is above the pocket I1 thereon. It is preferablev to have the pockets I'I o?set with relation to each other on the respective panels I II and I I, so asnot to interfere with the folding thereof to the posi tion shown in Figure 3 of the drawing. The upper section B comprises side panels [9 ' and 20, respectively, and an intermediate panel 2|, which are foldably connected by hinges 22. These side section panels I9 and 20 are?tted on the center covering 23 with pockets 24 and 25, the pockets 24 vary in size with respect to the A further object of the invention is the provi pockets 25, and each is adapted to accommodate sion of a screen of this character, which is simple articles when placed therein. The panel I9 is in construction, thoroughly reliable and ef?cient 25 ?tted with a mirror 26 while the panel 20 may in its purposes, strong, durable, easily and quickly have attached thereto a picture or photograph set up for use, and inexpensive to manufacture. of a selected kind. With these and other objects in view the in The sections A and B are separably joined with vention consists in the features of construction, each other through dowel pins 28 socketed in the combination and arrangement of parts as will meeting ‘edges 29 and 30, respectively, when these be hereinafter more fully described, illustrated sections are superposed as ‘is clearly shown in in the accompanying drawing, which shows the Figures 1 and 4 of the drawing. preferred form of embodiment of the invention, The free edges of the side panels I0 and II are and pointed out in the claims hereunto appended. equipped with buckling straps 3| for holding the In the accompanying drawing: 35 same in a folded condition, while the panels I9 and Figure 1 is a perspective view of the screen set 20 are provided at their free side edges with eyes - and unique manner. up for use. ' ‘ ' 32 for receiving the straps 3| when the panels of the section B are folded and nested between Figure 2 is a fragmentary top edge view. Figure 3 is a plan view showing the screen in the panels Ii! and II of the section A, as shown a nested folded condition. 40 in Figure 3 of the drawing. Figure 4 is a fragmentary sectional view on the The panels I0, II‘, I9 and 20 carry abutment line 4-4 of Figure 1. Similar reference characters indicate corre sponding parts throughout the several views in the drawing. ‘ ' Referring to the drawing in detail A designates generally the lower foldable section and B the upper foldable section, respectively, of the screen constituting the present invention and herein after set forth. I, , The lower foldable section A comprises a pair of said panels I0 and II, respectively, these being of elongated or substantially rectangular shape, bars 33 and 34. respectively, so that when the sections A and B are nested one within ‘the other on the folding of their panels the said sections will , 45 not become dislodged from nest position. The lower section A carries the upper section B on the nesting of thesame. Thescreen is set up as shown in Figure 1 and 7 folded and nested as shown in Figure 3 of the 50 drawing. j What is claimed is: , 1. A screen of the kind described, comprising a lower section formed of two main panels con and an intermediate panel I2, to which the side ' nected together by a narrow panel, an upper panels I II and II are swingingly connected by 55 section similarly constructed, means separably 2,406,729 3 joining the two sections when in superposed rela tion and in upright position, said upper section being nestable and fastenable within the folded lower section. *2. A screen of the kind described, comprising a lower section formed of two main panels swing ingly connected together by a narrow panel, means for securing the free ends of the main panels together, an upper section similarly con 4 structed, means separably joining the sections when in superposed relation and in upright posi tion, said upper section being nestable and fas tenable within the lower folded section by the fastening means of the panels of the lower sec tion. AVIS K. WHITE. DESLIE F. WHITE.