Dec. 10, 1946. M. 1. LEHMAN 2,412,522 GARMENT Filed Oct. 18,1945 2 Sheets-Sheet 1 ZJWWM Max lleizman Dec. 10, 1946. 2,412,522 M. 1,.‘ LEHMAN Filed Oct. 18, 1945 . 2 Sheets-Sheet 2 _ ' 3mm Mizx [Lehman Patented Dec. 10, 1946 2,412,522‘ UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,412,522 GARMENT Max I. Lehman, New York, N. Y. Application October 18, 1945, Serial No. 623,028 1 Claim. ((31. 2--79) 1 This invention relates to child’s garments. An object of this invention is to provide a gar ment in the form of a pair of trousers which is supported by a pair of suspenders detachably connected to the trousers, and a bib which is de tachably connected to both the suspenders and 2 each other and may then be extended over the shoulders of the wearer. The straps I9 and 29, at their front ends, are provided with one member 22 of a fastening means, which in the present instance is a button. A tab 23 is secured by stitching 24 to the rear side of the front hem I6 and extends upwardly, being substantially equal in height to the height or depth of the hem IS. The tab 23 is formed with a the trousers. Another object of this invention is to provide a three-way garment for a child which may be worn, ?rst, as a pair of trousers supported by a 10 buttonhole 25 through which the button 22 is belt; second, as a pair of trousers supported by adapted to be extended from the rear of the tab 23. a pair of suspenders; third, as a pair of trousers supported by a pair of suspenders with a bib de Bib 25, which is substantially frustoconical in front elevation, is adapted to be detachably se tachably secured to the suspenders and trousers. With the foregoing objects and others which 15 cured to the upper edge of the trousers, and in may hereinafter appear, the invention consists of the novel construction, combination and ar rangement of parts as will be more speci?cally the present instance the bib 26 is provided on the forward side thereof with a pair'of buttons 21 forming one part of a fastening means, and the hem it is formed with a buttonhole 28 which is drawings, wherein are shown embodiments of the 20 positioned inwardly from the outer buttonhole I5. The buttonhole 28 is also spaced outwardly invention, but it is to be understood that changes, from the tab 23. variations, and modi?cations may be resorted to A second fastening element 29 in the form of which fall within the scope of the invention as claimed. a button is secured to each strap I9 and 20 at a 25 point upwardly from the lower button 22, and is ‘In the drawings: adapted to engage in a buttonhole 30 which is Figure 1 is a detailed front elevation, partly referred to and illustrated in the accompanying broken away of a pair of trousers constructed ac cording to an embodiment of this invention. Figure 2 is a fragmentary perspective View broken away of the trousers. Figure 3 is a fragmentary sectional view taken on the line 3—3 of Figure 1. Figure 4 is a fragmentary inner elevational formed in the upper portion of the bib 26. ' It, of course, will be understood that other fas tening means than buttons and buttonholes may be used to secure the bib and straps to the trou sers. By securing the bib 26 to the straps I9 and 29, the bib will be held in operative position and through the use of the detachable fastening view of the trousers. ' Referring to the drawings, the numerals I9 and 35 means 27 and 39, including the buttons 29, the II designate generally the front and rear por bib may be optionally used with the trousers, tions of a pair of trousers which are open at the whereas the trousers may also be optionally used opposite sides. The front II! at the opposite side either with or without the bib and the suspender portions thereof is formed with upwardly con straps I9 and 20. vergent edges I2, whereas the rear II is formed 40 What is claimed is: with substantially vertical outer edges I3. The A garment as described consisting of a waist inner side of the rear member I I is provided with portion having oppositely arranged fabric sec buttons I4 adjacent the upper edge thereof which tions, said opposing sections being provided with are engageable in buttonholes l5 formed in the a series of shoulder strap attaching means of front I0 so as to close the upper portions of the 45 which those on one section include button holes, garment. The trousers are provided with a hem I6 formed on the front Ill and also with a hem I'I formed on the upper edge of the rear II. A belt I8 is a series of tabs having their inner ends secured permanently to the last-named section and hav ing free portions arranged in line with said but ton holes and themselves formed with button adapted to be extended through loops 3I‘= which 50 holes, said shoulder straps having at their inner are provided about the outer sides of the two ends buttons buttoning into the button holes of hems I6 and IT. A pair of suspender straps I9 the section having button holes, and also having and 20 are adapted to be removably secured by a suitable fastening means to the rear hem I1 buttons between their ends, and a bib having at its lower edge buttons buttoning into the button which forms the waistline, and the strap I9 is 55 holes in said tabs and also provided above the formed with an elongated slot 2I through which buttons with button holes into which the last the strap 20 is adapted to be loosely extended so named buttons of the shoulder straps button. that in the rear the two straps I 9 and 20 will cross MAX I. LEHMAN.