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June 18, 1963
Filéd Nw'. 14. 1960
3 Sheets-Sheet 1
June 18, 1963
Filed Nov. 14, 1960
3 Sheets-Sheet 2
June 18, 1963
Filed Nov. 14, 1960
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United States Patent O ” ice
Patented June 18, 1963
FIGURE 3 is a plan view of a front panel pattern
Arthur Goldstein, New York, N.Y., assignor to Tru Bal
ance Corsets, Inc., New York, N.Y., a corporation of
New York
Filed Nov. 14, 1960, Ser. No. 68,720
6 Claims. (Cl. 12S-529)
This invention relates to foundation undergarments,
and more particularly to an elastic fabric body molding
garment having combined utility as a girdle or foundation,
FIGURE 4 is a plan view of a rear panel pattern
FIGURE 5 is a front perspective view showing the
garment distended to illustrate the cross pull;
FIGURE 6 is a rear view in the crouched position of
the wearer;
FIGURE 7 is a front perspective view of another em
bodiment of the invention;
FIGURE 8 is a rear perspective view of «the same;
and panty.
FIGURE 9 is a perspective exploded View of the com
The invention is concerned with the provision of elastic
ponent elements of the embodiment shown in FIGURES
fabric undergarments having as their object the molding
7 and 8.
and body forming influence of intense elastic fabric at at 15
In general, the invention consists in embodying in
least below the waistline, to and including the thighs or
|an elastic garment or in an over-all full length foundation
upper leg portions, to provide what maybe referred to as
garment which combines a brassiere portion and panty
elastic panties.
portion, the non-riding or relatively non-displaceable,
The sleekness of molding of the figure and »the ability
non-hiking properties of women’s panties with the high
to remain in relatively fixed position which might hereto 20 molding influence of a corset. This is accomplished by
fore have been provided by such garments as panties has
utilizing the more intensive tac-tion of elastic fabric which
been eñected by means of intensive elastic fabric con
covers the abdomen and buttocks runder the‘ articulating
striction, which constriction becomes more objectionable
influence of the limbs to effect a cross pull without a tend
as the elastic molding influence is increased, an example
ency to become displaced on relaxation of said pull, to
of such undesirable garment being a corset which is of 25 «the end that new and unobvious advantages are achieved.
length limited «to about the upper crotch and which omits
By cross pulling and enveloping elastic panels from over
the thigh or leg enveloping portions. Because of the in
the medial frontal line of the abdomen and buttocks
tense 'and laborious manipulation required to apply, re
downwardly, iangularly toward the opposed portion of the
move and reapply the garment for dressing and undressing
body including the upper thighs or legs, particularly along
and for purposes of performing the natural daily body 30 the crotch lines in the front or below the anal clef-t in
functions, such intense elasticity has not been successfully
the rear, a highly useful garment is provided. Not only
embodied in a panty garment.
does articulation of the limbs serve to intensify the elastic
l-t is an object of this invention to provide in an elastic
molding action, but by following the crotch lines elastical
garment extending at least below the waist to and in
ly, the fabric elasticity may be greatly intensified without
cluding the thigh or lupper leg enveloping portions, the 35 sacrificing comfort. This feature is accomplished by out
abdomen, buttocks and thigh, the sleeking characteristics
lining the lower edges of the panels which cross over
of an elastic panty with the intensive molding effects of
along the angularly and downwardly directed portions at
a corset, in a more eñîcient manner, overcoming the ob
the crotch lines in the front Áand/ or below the anal cleft
jectionable characteristics of the former.
in the rear, `to the end that by leaving these lower edges
Particularly, the invention resides in [and has as its ob 40 disconnected, to define a fly or slit, further combined
ject to provide in an elastic garment, such as a panty
advantages are achieved. These further advantages reside
girdle, an effective fly for the crotch and anal clef-t, which
in eliminating chaling and abrasion, while avoiding the
molds the body without abrasion, chaíing and like irrita
necessity for undressing to perform the natural bodily
tion present in a .panty type elastic fabric garment, and
functions of urination and defecation, and to the further
to combine with the same, features which have the molding 45 end that the ardous task of manipulating a highly elastic
influence of thigh and limb articulation of the wearer
garment is minimized.
with respect to the enveloping portions of the abdomen
For an understanding of the invention, reference is now
and buttocks, thereby to secure a relatively non-shifting
made to the drawing which, in the preferred embodiment,V
.shows the same in :a panty-girdle 10 extending from a
garment, and over-all sleekness below the waistline, in
waistline portion 11 to leg or thigh cover-ing portions l2
cluding the thighs, and at the same time avoid the neces
sity for the unusual labor of removing the intensively
constrioting garment in the performance of the natural
bodily functions after the garment has been applied, where
by the intensive molding eifect of a short length girdle is
combined more elfectively with the articulating component
of leg movement.
and v13 for the right and left legs, respectively.
‘One simple manner of making the panty is from pat
tern blanks shown in FIGURES 3 and 4. Pattern blank
15 constitutes the blank from which the lleft front, 16,
and right front, 17, panel sections of the garment are
each made. Blank 18 constitutes the blank from which
To attain these ob-jeots :and such further objects as may
the right rear 19 «and left rear, 20, panel sections are each
made. Symmetry of the garment along the front medial
appear herein or be hereinafter pointed out, reference is
made «to the accompanying drawings, forming a part here
line necessitates only two such pattern blanks 15 and 18
60 to be outlined, and for making the garment from elastic
of, in which:
FIGURE l is a front perspective view illustrating the
fabric, two of each of the elastic fabric blanks _15 and @18
are cut, with a reversal in position of the blanks for di
recting the facing sides of the fabric in the same direction,
FIGURE 2 is a rear perspective View of the same;
as will be readily understood.
FIGURE la is a magnified section on the line 1ct-Ila
of FIGURE l;
The front left and right panel blanks l15 and 18, re
FIGURE lb is a section on the line lb-lb of FIG
spectively, are preferably cut from warp knit, two way
URE l;
stretch elastic fabric and by referring to the illustration
FIGURE 2a is a magniñed section on the line Za-Za
of the blanks in FIGURES 3 and 4, it will be observed
of FIGURE 2;
70 that the blank 15 from which the front left panel and
FIGURE 2b is a section on the line ZIJ--Zb of FIG
front right panel sections are formed has outer vertical
URE 2.
edges 21 and 22 positioned on the face and reverse of
the panel, corresponding to the left and right outer ver
tical edges of the garment seams.
The face waistline forming edges 23 and, on the re
versely cut blank, the waistline edge 24, are each cnt_ap‘
proximately normal to the vertical edges and for a Wldth
to extend in each panel 15 and 18 beyond the center line
of the garment-outlining position indicated by the center
line 25 in dot and dash lines.
'I‘he lower edge 26 and, for the reversely cut blank 15,
Additional flatness-molding effect of the abdomen cover
ing portion may be provided by overlying non-stretch
binding tapes 56, stitched to bind overlapping portions of
abdomen apron 55 together.
The upper edges 40, 41, 42, 43 of the rear panels 19
and 20 are then overlapped or crossed over the center
‘and stitched to each other at stitch lines 57, 58, to unite
the upper edges 40, 41 along the upper edges of the face
of the opposed panel, to añix these edges by the double
-the right panel lower edge 26a are each likewise extended 10 elastic zig zag stitch line, providing a double-layered
to cover a section into the legs and of a width to fall be
elastic fabric apron 59 over the vertical portion of the
yond the extension of the center line 25 when the gar
anal cleft line, with the arcuate edges 44, 45 from one
ment is assembled.
panel unattached to the uppermost opposed leg seams 51,
The inner upper edges 27 and 28 of the left front and
52, respectively. Here the stitch lines S7 and 58, holding
right front panels extend to apices 29 `and 30, from which 15 down the upper edges 40, 41 and apices 42, 43, prefer
points the edges are redirected angularly downwardly into
the edges 31 and 32 at the transverse medial section, pref
erably arcuately, to correspond to the angularity and
ably include elastic thread zig Zag stitches.
The garment is then completed, preferably edging the
waistline and lower leg or thigh edges with elastic bind
curvature of the left and right crotch lines, and then ex
ing tape over folded edges of the fabric, as will be readily
tend substantially vertically at the lower edges 31a and 20 understood.
32a to meet the lower edges 26 and 26a of the respec
By the `foregoing construction, a garment having the
tive panels.
The pattern blank 18 is similarly employed to provide
unobvious advantages and utility is secured.
rear panel sections, 33 for the right and for the left 34,
inenting force of the modeling influence during articula
Particularly novel is the application of an elastic aug
and it is deemed sufficient to indicate that the outer ver 25 tion. Reference is particularly made to FIGURES 5 and
tical edges 35 and 36 extend from the waistline 37 to the
6 to illustrate such unobvious molding influence.
thigh line 3S in vertical length and inwardly at least past
In FIGURE 5, the forward movement of the right
the rear center line of the garment outlined by the dot and
limb is unrestrained along the right crotch line. The left
dash line 39.
limb tautens the apron 55 up to the anchor apex 30, to
As in connection with the front panel blank patterns 15, 30 mold the abdomen. The same tautening action occurs
the upper inner edges 40 and 41 of the right and left rear
in the movement ‘of the left limb in lrelation to the right
panels are of a width to cross the vertical anal cleft of
the wearer, the over-the-center extension of the upper
By reference to FIGURE 6, it will be apparent that the
edges 4t) and 41 as well as the over-the-center extension
same cross pull over the medial portion of the garment
of the edges 27 and 28 of the front panels being variable 35 exists to intensify the modeling influence across the but
but not excluding a width equal to one-half of the width
tocks during limb articulation as well as Crouching or
of the garment, as will appear more clearly as this descrip
sitting movement without gaping or riding, as in the case
tion proceeds in connection with another embodiment.
of a girdle, above the leg portions. Likewise, the slit or
As described in connection with the front panels, the
fly F of the edges 32 or 44, `45, hug the crotch line and
upper inner edges 40 and 41 for the rear right and rear 40 anal cleft line without chañng influence, to combine the
left panels extend downwardly but to rather flat apices
42 and 43, and then are outwardly redirected downwardly
and angularly, preferably in cleft covering line edges 44
`and 45 to vthe vertically downwardly extended edges 46
and 47 to the thigh line 38.
It is preferred in using warp knit, two way stretch
elastic fabric that the primary elasticity, by reason of the
dominant elastic threads, be horizontally extended, as
indicated by the force stretch arrows diagram 48,‘the
length of the arrows being in proportion to »the preferred 50
relative magnitude of elasticity.
utility of molding with this phase of utility of the garment.
It will be understood that while there has been de
scribed and preferred an over-center overlap of the thigh
or leg anchored sleeve panels to opposite over-center posi
tions of limited length, both frontally as well as rear
wardly, it will be understood that such cross pull panels
may, in a measure, be limited to` either front or back, or
to full overlap «of the upper `front and rear panels to the
side edges of the garment. Such latter form is illustrated
in FIGURES 7, 8 and 9.
In this latter embodiment, pattern blanks 16a, 17a, 19a,
With pairs of pattern blanks 15 and ‘18 of elastic fabric
blanks so provided, the garment is assembled by joining
20, respectively, but the upper inner edges 53a, 54a, 57a
the vertical edges of a front right panel 16 with a rear
and 58a ‘are extended at the waistline to the full width
20a are provided similar to pattern blanks 16, 17, 19 and
right panel 19 at the vertical right seam 49, and joining 55 of the garment, and then the edges 53a and 54a are joined
lthe front left panel 17 with the rear left panel 20 to form
the vertical seam 50. It is preferred to fold the edges to
to each other to form the waist, abdomen and buttocks
covering loop assembly W, extending from the right side
reinforce them and join them by an elastic fagotting
to the left `side over the center of the garment, with the
stitch to intensify the two Way stretch at the side edges.
thigh or leg loop, in joining a front left panel to a rear
The inner vertical edges are then joined to provide the 60 left panel at the seam line 51a. Then the edges 54a
vertical right seam 51 `and the vertical left seam 52 from
and 58a are joined to form the waist, abdomen and but
the contiguous edges 31a to 47 and 32a to 46, and form
tocks loop assembly W', extending from the left side to the
the thigh or leg covering sections 12 and `13, respectively.
right side of the garment, With the thigh or leg loop in
Here too, the seams are preferably made by folding the
joining a front right panel to a rear right panel at the seam
raw edges of the fabric and joining the same by an elastic
line 52a. The side seams 48a, joining a front panel 16a
zig zag stitch of elastic thread.
and 19a and the side seam 50a, joining a rear panel 17a
The upper yinner edges 27, 28 of the front panel sec
to a rear panel 20a, will serve to provide two independent
tions 16 and 17 are then overlapped so that the center
lines coincide and are stitched along `the vertical seam
units which may be nested `one within the other at the
waistline, as shown in FIGURES 7 and 8. In donning and
lines 53, 54, leaving the downwardly directed arcuate 70 removing this embodiment, for dress or undress, the
edges 32 of the panel 16 unattached from a line along one
waistline and one leg portion may be manipulated one at
leg seam 51 to the Iapex 29, and leaving the other arcuate
a time, providing facility in dress or undress, while retain
edge of the panel 17 unattached from a line along the
ing the articulating influence previously described from
other leg seam 52 to the apex 30, thus providing a double
the thighs to the abdomen or buttocks, and at the same
layered abdomen apron 55 upwardly to the waistline 11. 75 time outlining a crotch and anal cleft fly F’ of resilient
thigh enveloping sleeves, said undergarment having left
outline, which has the non-chañng features already de
scribed. Such garment permits greater intensive elasticity
and right front and rear panels having outer vertical side
edges which extend from the waistline section to the
to be provided rwithin the limits of comfortable labor
for dress and undress.
Likewise it will be observed that the »assemblies L and
R may be nested, and when so assembled, the waistlines
thigh sections, said front panels having upper inner edges
extending over the abdomen covering portion and over
lapping each other to provide a double layered abdomen
enveloping section, and said rear panels having upper
stitched together at `selected portions above the crotch, to
approach the joining elîect outlined in the preferred iirst
inner edges extending over the rear enveloping section
and overlapping each other to provide a double layered
rear enveloping section, the upper edges of said front and
Arear panels forming a waistline, said front panels having
Accordingly, the construction contem
plates including a Idouble-layered »abdomen enveloping
section :and/or a double-layered buttocks enveloping sec~
tion which may extend substantially over the center from
»an opposite side, part way or for the full width of the
garment, and be considered to be within the scope of the
lower inner edges downwardly angularly and arcuately
extended along the crotch line yfrom one side of the ab
domen covering section tof provide a portion of the op
invention, where such cross pull extends to the opposite 15 posite thigh enveloping section elastically along lthe op
posite thigh section tto join with said rear panels and out
thigh lloop or leg portion, as described.
line a thigh enveloping sleeve, the lower inner edge of
Having thus described the invention and illustrated its
each said front panel being free from attachment to the
use, what is claimed `as new and is desired to be secured
opposite front panel at a point beneath the crotch envelop
by Letters Patent is:
1. An elastic fabric undergarment extending from at
ing portion of the garment, the rear panels each having
outer side edges -Which extend from the waist-line section to
least the waistline portion, over the abdomen portion, to
below the thigh covering portions to provide waistline and
the thigh sections and having upper inner edges which ex
tend over rear covering portions and overlap each other
abdomen enveloping sections and thigh sections compris
ing thigh enveloping sleeves, said undergarment having
left and right iront panels, said panels each having outer
vertical edges which extend from the waistline section Ito
the lthigh sections, said panels also having upper inner
to provide a double-layered rear enveloping section below
edges extending over the abdomen covering portion and
overlapping each other to provide a double-layered abdo
men enveloping section and having upper edges forming
a waistline, said panels having lower inner edges which
are downwardly angularly extended substantially along
tions and thigh enveloping sleeves, said undergarment
having `front lleft and right panels having outer sides
the left and right crotch lines from one side of the abdo
men covering section to provide a portion of the oppo
site thigh enveloping section elastioally Ialong the oppo
the 'waistline, said rear panels having lower inner edges
which are downwardly and arcuately extended along
the opposite crotch line and joined with the front panel
sections into thigh enveloping sleeve sections.
6i. An elastic fabric undergarment extending from a
waistline portion over the abdomen portion to below the
thighs to provide waistline and abdomen enveloping sec
which extend from the waistline section to the thigh
35 sections and the right panel having an inner side edge
site thigh section, the lower inner edge of each said front
extending over the -left panel adjacent the abdomen sec
panel being free from attachment to the opposite front
tions and having a lower edge arcuately and angularly
panel at a point beneath the crotch enveloping portion of
extending from the left abdomen covering section to pro
the garment, .a rear panel joined to said outer edges from
vide a portion of the right thigh enveloping section along
the waistline section to the thigh sections, said thigh en 40 the right crotch section, the left side panel having an
veloping portions being extended to join with said rear
inner side edge extending under the right panel adjacent
panel to form tubular thigh enveloping sleeves.
the abdomen section and having a lower edge arcuately
2. An elastic fabric undergarment in accordance with
and angular-ly extending `from the right abdomen cover
claim 1 wherein the lower inner edges are spaced apart
ing section to provide a portion of the left thigh envelop
along said crotch lines to provide 'an elastically outlined 45 ing section along the crotch section, said left and right
crotch fly defined by said lower inner edges. `
panels having Iupper edges forming a waistline following
3. A garment in accordance with claim 11 wherein the
portion, said lower edges of each said panels being free
upper inner edges extend for the full width of the gar
ment, to provide said double-layered enveloping section.
4. A garment in accordance with claim 1 wherein the 50
upper inner edges extend for «the ‘full fwidth of the gar
ment and are joined at opposite side edges to provide
independent units, said units, in nested position one with
inv the other, forming said doubledayered enveloping
from 'front ïattachment to the opposite panel at a point
beneath the crotch enveloping area of the garment.
References Cited in the tile of this patent
5. An elastic fabric undergarment extending from at
least the waistline portion, over the abdomen portion and
rear portion to below the thigh covering portions to pro
vide waistline, abdomen and rear enveloping sections and 60 3,022,788
Vickers ______________ __ July 2l, 1914
Studler ______________ .__ Aug. 14, 1956
Gould ________________ .__ Jan. 1, 1957
Brown ______________ __ Aug. 13,
Lax _________________ __ Mar. 3,
Lobbenberg ___________ __ Mar. 3,
Darcey ______________ .__ Feb. 27,
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