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Sept. 24, 1946. A_ ]__ slLVER ET AL 2,408,180 SHIRT CONSTRUCTION Filed Jan; ' 9, v1945 . ' INVENTORS Patented Sept. 24, 1946 2,408,180 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,408,180 snm'r CONSTRUCTION Albert L. Silver and Abraham Stein, Dallas, Tex‘. Application January 9, 1945, Serial No. 571,977 1 Claim. (01. 2-116) 2 This invention relates to wearing apparel and Continuing with a more detailed description more especially to men’s shirts of the style known of- the drawing, reference is primarily made to as sport shirts. I l Figure 1 wherein l0 denotes a conventional sport The principal object ‘or the invention is to shirt, having a soft collar ll sewed thereto at‘ a. ‘provide anew and novel; neck band fastening 5 To form what is herein termed the plackets of arrangement consisting of a concealed button the shirt, the edges of the material at the front and button hole combination, through which the are tumed inwardly, providing a double layer of unsightly collar tab or upper corner of the material. Button holes l2 are worked in both placket, usually exposed, and protruding beyond layers of the overlying placket l3 in the‘ usual the collar flap of sport shirts, is caused to liev 10 manner but at the top or collar, the button hole below the said collar ?ap in concealment there I4 is worked only in the underlying layer of the under. ' placket l3, so that it will be visible only when Sport shirts, without exception,_aside possibly the collar is opened, as shown in Figure 1.‘ from those whose collar bands are equipped with In forming that portion of the placket I3 next a button loop, are fastened at the collar with a 15 adjacent the band of the collar, the corner of the button at the top of the lower vplacket, receiv placket is rounded at b preferably, to conform to able in a button hole in a, corresponding posi . the curvature of the button l5; sewed onto the tion, sewed to the overlying placket. The button top of the underlying placket and which is re is, of course, exposed intermediate the ?aps of ceivable in the button hole M in the manner the collar and there is always a tendency for the 20 shown in Figures 2 and 4. By thus designing the corner of the button retaining placket to curl . placket and locating the button hole and but outward, sometimes interfering with proper po ton, the fabric will not pull out of line to form sitioning of the collar flap and always protrud unsightly wrinkles about the collar when but ing beyond the common plane of the buttons, toned, and above all, there is not present a pro thereby presenting an untidy appearance at the 25 truding. tab or corner ‘at the neck band to hold neck of the shirt. the tab l6 of the collar in raised‘position, or The present invention, in providing for the otherwise present an unsymmetrical appear concealment of the collar button by working ance by extending beyond and over the flap the complementary button hole in the under which frequently happens when the top button layer of the overlying placket, obviates the fore 3,0 of sport shirts is fastened. going common and objectionable characteristics Concealed buttons and button holes have long of the conventional sport shirt and the inven been used in wearing apparel to improve the ap tion is further effective in securing and main taining the neat appearance at the collar by so shaping the upper end of the underlying placket 35 that it will correspond to the‘ curvature of the button and the latter will repose snugly in the rounded corner of the placket, thereby con-M straining the said corner to lie ?at beneath the pearance of the latter but as far as is known, concealed buttons and holes have not been em ployed at thecollars of shirts and it is especially considered novel to so form the placket corner to define a pocket or recess to conformably re ceive the button and to thereby obviate the ob jectionable collar tab. collar ?ap. Moreover, there are no bias strains 40 Manifestly, the construction as shown and de imposed on the fabric to create an awkward ap scribed is capable of some modi?cation and such pearance in the vicinity of the collar, not un modi?cation as may be construed to fall within common in sport shirts, as well as in some styles the scope and meaning of the appended claim of dress shirts. _ is also considered to be within the spirit and in With the foregoing objects as paramount, the 45 tent of the invention. invention has further reference to certain fea What is claimed is: tures of accomplishment which will become ap In an article of wearing apparel, a shirt hav parent as the description proceeds, taken in con nection with the accompanying drawing where ing a collar and a collar band, the latter being comprised of at least two thicknesses of fabric Y50 and rounded at one end to conform with the Figure 1 is a front elevational view of the curvature of a button, the layer next adjacent upper portion of a folded sport shirt with the ithe uppermost layer having a button hole there- _ collar open. in, and a button mounted on the opposite end 1n: _ Figure 2 is a similar view of a sport shirt em of said fabric, overlying the uppermost layer of bodying the invention, shown on a'wearer. 55 fabric and receivable in said button hole to ‘con Figure 3 is a view in vertical SGCtiOIILtaIkEII form to said recess'and concealable by the layer on line 3—3 on'Figure 2, and , V Figure 4 is a fragmentary front view of the shirt with a collar flap raised to reveal the round ed placket, broken away to disclose the normally concealed collar button. ' . of ‘fabric overlying said button hole. ALBERT L. SILVER. ABRAHAM STEIN.