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Mary Beatrice Davidson kenner- handbag

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Oh how different we have gone. We at Handle it handbagz enjoy doing a variety of styles in handbags. This attractive handbag/shoulder bag measures at bottom 21"X 10". The color is a Dijon mustard,the handle is a leather covered wooden handle,supported by tasseled straps. It has a top zippered closure  is fully lined and has two interior leather pockets.Feel free to contact us with additional questions.

                                                              It's in the bag!

She invented an adjustable sanitary belt with an inbuilt, moisture-proof napkin pocket. In 1956, she was finally able to save up enough money to get her first patent on it. However, the company that first showed interest in her invention, the Sonn-Nap-Pack Company, rejected it after they discovered that she was Black  Kenner never made any money off of the sanitary belt, because her patent expired and became public domain, allowing it to be manufactured freely.

Between 1956 and 1987 she received five total patents for her household and personal item creations. She shared the patent on the toilet tissue holder with her sister, Mildred Davidson.  The toilet tissue holder was created to be more accessible for blind individuals and people with arthritis. The patent number was  She also held a patent on a back washer that could be mounted on the shower or bathtub wall. This invention was patented in 1987 She also patented the carrier attachment for a walker in 1959, after Mildred developed multiple sclerosis.