Sept.’ 10, 1946. ' |_ PANEs _ 2,407,574 ADJUSTABLE BREAST POCKET Filed Sept. 19, 1944 ' INVENTOR. Isidore Panes WI‘TN asses BY % ' / 234 5 7%Q , ’ . ATTORNEYS 2,407,574 Patented Sept. 10, 1946 UNITED ‘A STATES > PATENT OFFICE I 2,407,574 ‘ ‘ - . _ ‘ . ADJUSTABLE BREAST POCKET ‘ Isidore Panes, New York, N. Y. _ Application September 19, 1944, Serial No.‘ 554,731 , 2 Claims. (on. 2-42) 1 2 This invention relates to a brassiere and to other garments, such as corsets, corselets and others which embody a brassiere. strip I5 is thus formed into a loop I6 which is ‘ relation of the breasts. mal size. closed by reason of the .ends of the strip 15 being sewn to each other. A portion I 1 of the loop The principal object of the present invention [6 projects through the openings M, and said is the provision of improvements in a garment in portion is used for securing the loop at differ ent points of adjustment. The strip [5 is se of the indicated character having the following advantages, 'The hrassiere pockets are adjust cured to the tunnel of the material‘ oflthebras able to conform to the size and shape of the siere at or near the opening [4, as at [8. Other breasts with the desired effect and comfort. Ad wise, the strip I5 is free within the tunnel l3 so justments also may be made to support the 10 that it may be drawn to reduce the size of the pocket l2 or be let into the ‘tunnel to enlarge the breasts with the desired uplift. Provision also is made for attaining the division or spread apart size of the pocket from a reduced size to its nor ' ' ‘ In the present instance a hook I9 is attached ‘ With foregoing object in View, the invention resides in the simple structural and functional 15 to the portion H of the loop IS. The hook I9 is engageable in any one of a series of eyelets 20 features hereinafter described and illustrated in on the adjacent shoulder strap H to hold the the accompanying drawing, in which loop secured to the strap II at the desired point Fig. l is a front View of a brassiere embodying of adjustment with respect to the pocket I2. the features of the invention incorporated in a From the foregoing, it will be understood that corset, a portion of which is shown. 20 when the hook I9 is engaged in one of the eye Fig. 2 is a fragmentary sectional View of the lets 20, the loop 16 will be drawn in such man right breast pocket looking at the inside thereof. her that the pocket will be adjusted as to size Fig. 3 is an enlargedfragmentary'front view to conform to’ the breast in the pocket; the illustrating certain features. Fig. 4 is an enlarged sectional view taken on 25 breast will be ?rmly supported with the desired uplift; and that the hooks l9 and eyelets 20 con the line 4—4 of Fig. 3. Fig. 5 is an enlarged sectional view taken on the line 5—5 of Fig. 3. stitute means to resist a lateral and downward Fig. 6 is an enlarged sectional view taken on of the loops Hi to the tunnels I3, thereby ate taining the division or spaced apart relation of the line 6—6 of Fig. 3. Fig. 7 is a diagrammatic view illustrating the manner in which the adjusting loop is incor pull on the pockets, by virtue of the securement the breasts. ‘ ' As shown in Fig. 8, the strip I5 may be formed _ into an open loop 21 with one end of the strip sewn to the tunnel l6, as at 22, and the'other Fig. 8 is a View similar to Fig. '7 but showing a. modi?ed form of adjusting loop. 35 end 23 of the strip secured to the hook I9. If desired, the portions ll of the loops l6 and In the drawing the brassiere is shown consti end 23 may be secured to the shoulder straps H tuting the upper section of a corset, a portion of by pins or other means in lieu of the hooks and the lower section thereof being shown.» It is to eyelets. ' ‘ be understood the brassiere may be incorporated The strip 15 is in the form of a loop is in fact in a corselet or it may be in the form of a 40 in encircling connection with the breast pocket, and provides means which may be adjustably The brassiere I!) may be of an conventional connected with a part of the brassiere above construction which embodies shoulder straps l I the pocket to support the breast with the desired and curviform pockets [2 designed and adapted uplift and all detrimental strains on the ma to receive the breasts, respectively. terial of the pocket is eliminated.‘ It is to be In accordance with the invention, each of the understood that in accordance with the spirit of pockets i2 has secured thereto, preferably, but the invention the securing means. I8 may be not necessarily, on the inside thereof a strip omitted. of fabric stitched along the opposite side edges I claim: . to the material of the pocket to form a tunnel 50 [3 extending circumferentially of the pocket. 1. In a brassiere having shoulder straps and. The tunnel [3 has openings 14 at the top ad breast pockets, and means to adjust the size of jacent the related shoulder strap H. A strip l5 each of said pockets and to effect an uplift on of soft ?exible material such as woven or tex the breast therein, said means including a tun tile fabric extends through the tunnel l3. The 55 nel on the pocket extending substantially en porated. bandeaux. > . 11 ’ p ' 2,407,574 ,tirely aroundthe same, said tunnel having top the pocket extending substantially entirely around openings therein, a strip of fabric extending through said tunnel whereby said strip is formed the same, said tunnel having top openings there in, a strip of fabric extending through said tun into a closed loop, a portion ofsaid strip pro jecting upwardly through said openings for se curement, at different ‘points of adjustment in nel whereby said strip is formed into a closed loop, a portion of said strip projecting upwardly connection with the adjacent shoulder strap, said strip being secured to the tunnel only at one point at, ornnear said ‘opening, the adjacent points of adjustment in connection with the adjacent shoulder strap, said strip being secured shoulderi strap and projecting -:portiongao?itheYv strip throughsaid openings for securement at different , to said tunnel only at one point at or near said ‘ 101-.0pening,;eyelets on the'adjacent Zshoulder strap, , land» a‘hOOk on-the projecting-portion of said havingcooperativemeans to secure‘the strip to said strap at the desired position of adjustment 0,‘ . strip, said hook being engageable in any one of @said eyelets to secure the strip to the strap in witherespect to the pocket. ' 2. In a brassiére having shoulder-straps , Kathev desired position of adjustment with respect _ , breast pockets, and means to adjust thesize of l5 to the pocket. each of said pockets and to effect an uplift on‘ the breast therein, said means including arjtunnelon V ISIDORE 'PANES.