Jan. 7, 1947. s, B, H|R$H ETAL ' ' 2,413,828 _ PILLOW ‘OR CUSHION ACCESSORY Filed May 20, 1944 INVENTORS. ?amzzei B. Hare/z, BY Var I lobéi, I 4 6% Patented Jan. 7," 1947 2,413,828 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE '- 2,413,828 PILLOW OR CUSHION ACCESSORY Samuel B. Hirsh and Vera Lobe], Chicago, Ill. ApplicationMay‘ZO, 1944, - Serial ‘No. 536,532 2 Claims. 1 The present invention relates to cushions, pil lows, beach bags or the like, and has for its main (‘01. 5-339) 2 refer tocorresponding parts throughout the sev eral-views: object the provision of a pocket within which the Fig. \1 is an .elevational perspective view of a head of-a person may be inserted, While in a _ cushion with the present device shown in an in sleeping or reclining position, for the purpose of operative condition; y , l . , protecting the user’s head from drafts, sun, sand,‘ ' Fig. 2 is an elevational perspective view of the dust, etc. cushion from the opposite side thereof; A still further object of the present invention Fig. 3 is across~sectional view on line 3-—3 of is the provision in connection with a pillow or a Fig. 2; and cushion of a pocket of the character above indi cated, and which may be made by sewing to the Fig. 4 is a side elevational view of a cushion illustrating the manner of the use of the present device in combination with a cushion. Referring in detail to the present drawing there is shown therein a cushion Ill, including an side of a pillow case or a cushion a sheet of mate rial, attached to the body of the cushion or to a pillow case along its three marginal edges, leav ing the fourth edge free, the latter being gathered for the purpose of making it extensible for the purpose of permitting insertion of a person’s head . into the pocket so formed. A still further object of the present invention inner compartment H which is stuffed with feathers or other suitable wadding H. The cush ion is further provided with a pair of side com partments l3 which are made along the opposite side edges of the cushion, and another compart is the provision of a pocket along one side of a 20 ment I4 made along one of the face sides of the pillow case or of a cushion, opened along one of cushion. Access to these three compartments is its edges and extensible thereat, so that when in an extended position a person's head may be in serted therewithin for the purpose hereinabove had through zipper fasteners l5 made adjacent the edges of the cushion and on one face side indicated, and when in an inoperative position, thereof, as is clearly seen in Fig. 2. Within these three compartments [3 and i4 brushes, soap, may be used as an ordinary compartment for towels, bathing suits, etc., may be stored. storing therewithin bathing accessories or other On the opposite face side of the cushion a sheet of material It is sewn at three of its side A still further object of the present invention edges to the body of the cushion, and is gathered objects. is the provision along one side of a pillow case or 30 or pleated as at H, with one edge thereof free of a cushion of a pocket consisting of a substan as at i8. Said free edge is provided with a hem tially rectangular sheet of a material sewn or to receive therewithin two pieces of cord i9, each otherwise attached along its three edges to the sewn to the body of the cushion and extended through said hem by virtue of which arrangement body of the pillow case or of a cushion, with the remaining free edge gathered so as to make the 35 said free edge I8 may be extended when said cord same extensible in order that a person's head 1 9 is untied or gathered when said cord 1 9 is tied, the latter position being shown in Fig. 1. may be inserted within the pocket when said free When cord i9 is untied, said free hemmed edge edge is extended, with a net attached to the pocket and along said free edge for placing the E8 of sheet it may be extended, without disturb~ net over the upper portion of the user’s body for 40 ing the remaining edges of said sheet is from their engagement with the face of cushion i ii, and when giving additional protection against insects, when in an extended position said hemmed edge i 8 will the device is used outdoors, which said net may provide a comparatively large mouth providing be folded when not in use and tucked within the pocket made by said sheet and adjacent the wall 45 access into a pocket de?ned by said sheet it and the adjacent face of cushion It], through and into of a pillow case or of a cushion. which a person’s head may be positioned, as is With the above general objects in view and seen in Fig. 4. When in use the marginal portion others that will appear as the invention is better of sheet i6 along the hemmed free edge I 8 will ex understood, the same consists in the novel con tend over the user’s forehead and eyes so as to struction, combination and arrangement of parts 50 protect the latter from glare. Net 26 may be sewn hereinafter more fully described and illustrated to the hemmed edge It? of sheet i6, and when the in the accompanying. drawing and pointed out device is not in use said net 26 may be tucked in in the appended claims, the pocket de?ned by said sheet i5 and the ad In the drawing forming a part of this applica jacent side face of cushion I 6. Otherwise it may tion, and in which like designating characters 55 be extended over the upper portion of a user’s 2,413,828 3 4 with said marginal edge gathered or pleated and expansible, the size of the expansible portion of the sheet and the area of the pocket being su?'i ciently large to accommodate the human head in the pocket when opened. body, as shown in Fig. 4, for affording protection against insects. Although a, cushion is only illustrated in the drawing it is understood that the device may be used in connection with a pillow case, by sewing 2. In combination with a pillow case or the like, thereto a sheet, such as sheet I6, a sheet of material extending over the major por~ tion of a face of the pillow case and having four edges and attached to one face thereof along three Either a handle or a shoulder strap 2| is at tached to the two oppositely disposed side edges of the cushion, whereby the cushion may be con edges, said sheet of material being free and unat veniently carried. tached throughout its fourth marginal edge de While there is described herein a, preferred em bodiment of the present invention, it is neverthe- ' less to be understood that minor changes may be ?ning a pocket between said sheet and the pillow case extending over the major portion of the area of the pillow case, said sheet being constructed made therein without departing from the spirit 15 with said marginal edge gathered or pleated and and scope of the invention as claimed. expansiblethe size of the expansible portion of What we claim as new is: the sheet and the area of the pocket being su?i 1. In combination with a pillow case or the like, ciently large to accommodate the human head in a. sheet of material extending over the majorpor the pocket when opened, said marginal edge hav tion of a face of the pillow case and having four edges and attached to one face thereof along three 20 ing guide means thereon, and a cord attached to edges, said sheet of material being free and unat tached throughout its fourth marginal edge de ?ning a pocket between said sheet and the pillow - the pillow case or the like and extending through case extending over the major portion of the area of the pillow case, said sheet being constructed 26 the guide means for closing the pocket over the head. SAMUEL B. HIRSH. VERA LOBEL.