Grace E. Wilson, "Structure Simulating an Owl," US Patent 1,876,121, Sept. 6, 1932
STRUCTURE SIMULATING AN OWL
My invention relates to a structure simulating an owl.
The object of my invention is to provide a structure simulating an owl as an article of manufacture.
A further object of my invention is to simulate an owl as an ornamentation.
A still further object of my invention is to provide a structure flexible in part and being colored simulating an owl.
A still further object of my invention is to employ a flexible material crimped as a pliable means for the desired form, and to improve the effect desired for feather simulations, and on which the desired color is effectively applied.
A still further object of my invention is to provide a structure inexpensive and simple to construct and attractive in its appearance.
Fig. 6 is a front view of the finished product.
Fig. 7 is a transverse view of Fig. 6.
3. In a structure simulating an owl as an article of manufacture, a flexible sheet element having the likeness of feathers printed thereon, two oppositely positioned edges of the sheet connected to form a tube, one end of the tube gathered, flattened, and secured together, the outer end portion thereof cut to form a centrally positioned crest and an ear on each side thereof, eyes composed of a plurality of discs, and a pupil of hemispherical form, the discs being colored simulating an eye, and a beak positioned between the eyes, all secured in their relative position on the gathered portion, a filler for the tube as a body for the owl, the other end of the tube being gathered, flattened, and secured together, the owl being mounted on a perch, stitching simulating feet attaching the owl to the perch.