Dec. 31, 1946. 2,413,319 A. GOLFIERI SCARF-CAPUGHIN Filed July 21, 1945 . 2 Sheets-Sheet l Pkgg/ y m INVENTOR ?mI/zd ?o/fklarz BY . . ' ATTORNEY Dec. 31,- 1946. ‘ A. GOLFIERI 2,413,319 S CARF- CAPUCHIN Filed July 21, 1945 2 Sheets-Sheet 2 INVENTOR ?me/z'a (id/fan ATTORNEY Patented Dec. 31, 1946 2,413.3 9 UNITED STATES ‘PATENT OFFICE 2,413,319 SCARF-CAPUCHIN Amelia Gol?eri, New York, N. Y. Application July 21, 1945, Serial No. 606,352 3 Claims. 7 (c1. 2—19s) 1 2 My invention relates generally to wearing ap parel, and in particular it relates to an article of For fullest protection for ears, throat and neck in cold or wet weather, or while indulging in winter sports, etc., the larger loop end of my de vice is ?rst drawn over the head as acapuchin and then the body of the device and the smaller apparel which is usable as a scarf and as a capu chin; that is, a hooded head-covering. The pres ent application is a continuation-in-part of my application Serial No. 587,580, heretofore ?led on April 10, 1945. The main object of the present ' invention is the provision of an article of apparel, as a neck and shoulder-encircling scarf, which loop end are Wound tightly about the neck and knotted, which will draw the material of the capuchin as close to the face, forehead and neck as desired. » Another object of my invention is the provision may simply, easily and quickly be converted into 10 of a scarf-capuchin which comprises an elon a capuchin by merely drawing one looped end of gated endless loop of material, the opposite sides my article through the loop at the other end of of which loop are secured together only along a the article, and then opening the threaded loop portion of the loop spaced from the ends thereof, and placing same over the head of the wearer. The capuchin then remains closed without re 15 closer to one end than to the other, said other end of the original elongated endless loop being quiring buttons, zippers, clasp buttons or similar devices. My new article of wearing apparel comprises, wider at that end and longer on one side than on the other. These and other objects and advantages of my desired length) which is stitched together along 20 invention will become more fully known as the description thereof proceeds, and will then be portions of the longitudinal edges to close the more speci?cally de?ned in the appended claims. loop in from the ends thereof to herebyform two in essence, an elongated loop of material (of any loops one at each end of the article, with the ter minal edge of one of said loops being curved to make positive the formation of the capuchin. In the accompanying drawings forming a ma terial part of this disclosure: The construction of my scarf-capuchin is an ex ceedingly simple operation and can be made as inexpensive as desired according to the materials device constructed according to and embodying my invention; employed, yet durable and highly e?cient for as a scarf; versatile uses. If my novel article of apparel is to be used as a Figure 1 is a perspective View of one form of Fig. 2 is a view showing my device in use merely 30 Fig. 3 is a view showing ‘my device formed into a hood head covering, or capuchin; and knotting the same about the neck to produce any Figs. 4 and 5 are views illustrating other modes of using my device for covering or partially cov ering the head of the wearer. desired effect commonly associated with scarfs. The capuchin scarf may be made from any elongated strip of material ID for forming the scarf, the same is formed by drawing the longer loop end through the other and shorter loop, and As illustrated in Fig. 1 of the drawings, the combination scarf and capuchin of my invention may be cut on the bias as at I l, and sewed to gether to form an elongated endless loop of ma material such as silk or rayon celanese for sum mer or evening wear, .or of ?annel, heavy cotton 40 terial, the longer sides 40, 50 of which are stitched together, as at 42, 52 respectively to de?ne .two or wool, for use in colder weather, and for winter loops l2 and H3 at opposite ends of the elongated sports. member having their edge sections closed as at Another, very important feature of the inven I4, IS (the terminal edge 66 of one of said loops tion is that the article can be made in waterproof silk, etc., or any other materials which are water 45 I5 being curved). The reason for the curved terminal edge 60 of loop l3 will be given herein proofed or lend themselves to waterproo?ng. below. Thus, for instance, in doubtful Weather a wom When my combination scarf-capuchin is to be an can go out wearing the article as a scarf of used as a scarf, as illustrated in Figure 2, the waterproofed material and in case of rain can longer loop 13 is drawn through the shorter loop throw it over her head as a protecting capuchin I2, which is then drawn up along the central por for head or hat. tion of the elongated member as close to the neck This scarf, on account of its entirely new shape of the wearer as desired, all as indicated at It. and design is particularly Well adapted for con When my new article of apparel is to be used version into many and most becoming forms of 55 as a scarf-capuchin; that is, as a neck-encircling turbans and head gear. kind of material in all colors or if so desired, in contrasting colors, it may be made from light 2,413,319 3 4 device and as a head covering, the shorter loop I2 is ?ared and distended and the longer loop l3 may be used in a wide variety of ways, serves many purposes, is easy and simple to make and threaded therethrough, into the position shown in Fig. 2. Thereafter, the longer loop I3 is ?ared use. and distended and passed over the head of the wearer, with the wider and longer portion 44 of claim as new is: this irregularly shaped loop l3 in front. prises an elongated endless loop of material, the The Having thus described my invention, what I 1. An article of Wearing apparel, which com opposite sides of which loop are secured together rear 43 of loop I3 is shorter than the front 44 only along a portion of the loop spaced from the thereof, to more or less accommodate this loop to the contours of the head and to provide more 10 ends thereof and nearer to one end than the space to frame the face of the wearer. As seen other. in Figs. 1 and 2, the terminal end I5 of my device 2. An article of wearing apparel which com~ is wider than the width of the rest of the end prises an elongated endless loop of material, the opposite sides of which loop are secured together less member. Figs. 4 and 5 illustrate other methods of using only along a portion of the lop spaced from the my novel article of apparel; Fig. 4 illustrates its ends thereof, and nearer to one end than the other de?ning separate openings through the loop use as a head covering for inclement Weather, while Fig. 5 illustrates its use as a turban. in the same plane, one of which openings is I have described and illustrated my article of apparel as comprising an elongated endless 1001:) member having its opposite sides secured together only along a portion of its length, spaced. from greater than the other. 3. An article of wearing apparel as in claim 2, in which the securement is by parallel lines of stitching along the opposite sides of the endless the ends thereof and nearer to one end, the other end being wider than the width of the re loop, and the greater of the openings is longer on mainder of the elongated endless member and longer on one side than at the other. My device one side than on the other side. AMELIA GOLFIERI.