Multipurpose implement for kitchen use

  • US 6,298,488 B1
  • Filed: 11/12/1999
  • Issued: 10/09/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/13/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A kitchen implement comprising:

  • a pair of sheets having identical configurations and residing next to each other so as to provide common edge marginal regions about a common and coextensive periphery;

    said sheets having a central cavity with an entrance for insertably accepting the hand of a user between said sheets;

    said sheets having opposing surfaces with at least one of said surfaces being of a irregular, frictional gripping surface;

    said sheets being characterized as heat and cold temperature resistant and stain resistant;

    stitching about said edge marginal region with a termination of said stitching defining said entrance;

    said sheets each include a layer of compressible material and cooperates with said stitching upon compressing to provide a water resistant lock stitch securing said edge marginal regions together;

    each of said sheets including a nylon/polyester fabric layer affixed to a chloride rubber neoprene layer;

    said chloride rubber neoprene layer being compressible and in cooperation with said stitching provides a water resistant seam; and

    said stitching being a zig-zag stitch.

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