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E. DIBRELL SCARF Filed March 8v, 1948 BY` Elis abe /L Dibrell INVENTOR.
Attorneys Patented Aug. 23, 1949 UNITED STATES .PATENT ori-*ICE Elisabeth Dibrell, New York, N. Y., assigner to Graham B. Peake, New York, N.- Y,- f
Application March 8, 1948, Serial No. (ci. 2-91) This invention relates to scarves and more particularly to scarves suitable for use by the wearer about the throat, waist or head and more particularly to such scarves which may, when desired, provide the wearer with an ornamental and pleasing contrast of colors;
I-Ieretoiore various scarves have been proposed but all of these,- so far as I am advised, have been made of the-samecolor or with a set pattern of colors and, while decorative and ornamental, do not permit the wearer to utilize the scarf to provide a pleasing contrast of colors. Further these scarves when vknottedabout the` throat, waist or head have loose ends which may either be tucked into the body of the scarf or permitted to hang loose without adding additional decorative effect. In the scarf of the present invention the wearer may adapt the scarf to provide pleasing, ornamental and decorative color contrasts and at the same time may` form the ends of the scarf after knotting into highly pleasing and decorative rosettes.
It is accordingly an object of the present invention to provide a novel scarf for wear at the neck, head or waist which may be adapted to provide a pleasing and decorative contrast of colors.
Another object of lthe present invention is to provide such a scarf in which the endsof the scarf, after knotting, may be formed into decorative rosettes.
Another object of the present invention is to provide such a scarf in which the ends, after knotting, may be formed into decorative rosettes having a pleasing contrast of colors to the color of the body of the scarf.
Other and further objects of the present invention will appear from the following description.
illustrative embodiments of my invention are shown in the accompanying drawing and are described hereinafter for purposes of illustrating this invention. These embodiments should in no way be construed as defining or limiting my invention and reference should be had to the appended claims for this purpose.
In the accompanying drawing, in which like reference characters indicate like parts,
Fig. 1 illustrates one embodiment of my invention shown about the neck of the wearer;
Fig. 2 is a plan view of the embodiment of Fig. 1 showing the scarf in flattened position without the ends turned back.
Fig. 3 is a cross sectional elevation of the embodiment of Fig. 1 on the line 3--3 of Fig. 2;
Fig. i isa partialv :cross sectional elevation of another embodiment of my invention; and
Fig. 5 isa partial cross sectional elevation of the embodiment of Eig. 4 showing the elements in finished position.
Referring` to Figs. 1'3`, this embodiment of my scari is made up of a length of suitable and preferablir solid color material folded medially down its length at I0- the long parallel edges sewed together at seam II toA provide an open ended tubular scari'body IZ. The length of body 11?; may be varied' dependent upon the sizeof the wearer and theuse'to-which the scarf is to be put; and iin its coHinter,cialn application it is intendedV that' these scarves will be made up in lengths best adapted to the wearers needs.
The ends of tube I2 are turned in at i3 and stitched along line I4 to give a pleasing nished appearance to the end of the scarf. Partial linings I are secured in the ends of tube I 2 by rows of stitching I6 and I'I. Partial liners l5 are made of any suitable material preferably having a color contrast to the material oi tube I2 and may, if desired, be made of plaid materials having a plurality of colors contrasting pleasingly with the color and material of tube I2.
I prefer to make my scarf in the following manner but any other suitable procedure may be followed. The scarf body I2 before folding medially is laid out flat and the partial linings I5 are then placed face to face with body l2 adjacent the ends thereof and stitched together at Il. Linings I5 are now folded out to lie in the same plane with body I2 and the long edges oi body 2 and linings I5 arefolded together with reverse side out and stitched at Il to form a `continuous tubular body. Linings I5 are now folded back over body l2 and their raw ends are turned under and stitched to body I2 at I6. The scarf is now turned inside out by drawing one end through the other and is ready for wear.
With this embodiment of my scarf made up as above described, the wearer has the choice of using the same as a conventional scarf and when so wearing the scarf only the solid color of the material of tube I2 is seen. The scarf may be also worn to exhibit a pleasing and ornamental contrast of color to the color of tube i2 of the scarf and when so worn the scarf is rst knotted in position about the head, neck or waist and the ends of the tube I2 are then turned back upon themselves to show partial linings I5 of contrasting colors to that of tube l2. When the ends of the scarf are turned back upon themselves rosettes I8 (Fig. 1) may be formed by manipulation of the turned back ends and these rosettes are ornamental in their shape in addition to the decorative value provided by the contrasting colors. If desired one end only of the scarf may be turned back to form one rosette I8 when the scarf is worn about the neck with a high collared coat.
The same decorative eiect may be obtained by the embodiment of my inventionshown in Fig. 4 in which the body of the scarf I2 has borders I9 woven integrally therewith or printed thereon of decoratively contrasting color or colors. After tube I2 is formed by stitching seam II borders I9 are turned into tube I2 (Fig. 5) and the ends are turned under and stitched to tube I2 at 20. Borders I9 now provide the same eiect as liners I5 and when turned back after the scarf is Y knotted in position the decorative rosettes I8 are formed as in the embodiment of Figs. 1-3.
It will now be apparent that by the present invention I have provided anovel scarf which may be utilized by the wearer to provide pleasing shapes and decorative color contrasts; in which the ends of the scarf may be formed into rosettes after the scarf is knotted in position; and in which the rosettes formed at the ends of the scarf are ornamental and decorative in themselves as well as providing a pleasing color contrast with the material of the body of the scarf.
Changes to or modiiications of the above described illustrative embodiment of my invention may be now suggested to those skilled in the art without departing from my inventive concept. Reference should therefore be had to the appended claims to determine the scope of my invention.
What is claimed is:
1. In a scarf, a tubular cloth body member, partial cloth linings of contrasting material extending inwardly from each open end of said tubular member and secured to said tubular member at each of the ends of said partial linings to permit folding back of the open ends of said tubular 'member to display said partial 1inings and to permit manipulation thereof to form rosettes.
2. In a scarf, a tubular cloth body member, partial contrasting lining extending inwardly from each open end of said tubular member and secured thereto without closing said tubular member to permit folding back of the ends of said member to display linings for manipulation into rosettes.
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