Bateau Neck

BATEAU NECK
A term that is applied to the boat-shaped neck opening to a garment.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • bateau neck — noun or bateau neckline 1. : a wide neckline that follows the line of the collarbone and is high in front and back 2. : any of various high or low necklines that extend toward the tips of the shoulders * * * bateau neck or bateau neckline, a high …   Useful english dictionary

  • bateau neck. — See boat neck. Also called bateau neckline. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • bateau neck. — See boat neck. Also called bateau neckline. [1920 25] …   Useful english dictionary

  • bateau neckline — noun see bateau neck * * * bateau neck or bateau neckline, a high neckline on a sweater, dress, or blouse, the line of the fabric being almost straight across from shoulder to shoulder; boat neck or neckline …   Useful english dictionary

  • boat neck — noun or boat neckline : bateau neck * * * a wide, high neckline that follows the curve of the collarbone and ends in points on the shoulder seams. Also called boat neckline, bateau neck, bateau neckline. [1955 60] * * * boat neck noun A high slit …   Useful english dictionary

  • boat neck — a wide, high neckline that follows the curve of the collarbone and ends in points on the shoulder seams. Also called boat neckline, bateau neck, bateau neckline. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Boat neck — A Boat Neck, also called a bateau neck, refers to a wide neckline that runs horizontally, front and back, almost to the shoulder points, across the collarbone. It is traditionally used in nautically inspired sweaters and knitwear, but is also… …   Wikipedia

  • Florentine Neck Line — The broad round neck line worn during the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century. It extends out over the shoulders, but is not so straight as the bateau, or boat, neck line …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • boat neck — n. a bateau neckline boatnecked adj …   English World dictionary

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