box pleat


: a pleat made by forming two folded edges one facing right and the other left

Examples of box pleat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The pendant light also comes with your choice of three fabric shades: white linen box pleat, white empire linen side pleat, or the limited-edition indigo Anais pleated shade. Maria Conti, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Sep. 2023 Slip on this longer, 17.5-inch skirt, and you’re guaranteed to love the look of the fashionable, asymmetrical box pleat hem. Amy Schlinger, Travel + Leisure, 1 May 2023 Design notes like mother of pearl buttons and a box pleat at the back show the brand's attention to detail. Maverick Li, Men's Health, 25 Jan. 2023 And, the long-pleated dress with a double box pleat effect in mustard silk gazar with chain shoulder straps in gazar is a look an enchanted evening. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 5 July 2021 The slim-fit button-down featuring a box pleat on the back is a worthy addition to any man’s wardrobe. Maverick Li, Men's Health, 9 Jan. 2023 Single-panel curtains can be store-bought or custom-made with various finishes at the top (pinch pleat, box pleat, classic straight hem, etc), says Shannon Eddings of Shannon Eddings Interiors in Austin, TX. Grace Gallagher, Better Homes & Gardens, 17 Oct. 2022 To that end, the new OCBD features an unfused, unlined collar and cuffs, as well as a seven-button front, a straight box pleat, and six-pleat shirring at the cuffs. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, 30 Sep. 2021 Buy Now Gant slim-fit short-sleeve oxford shirt Real sticklers for authenticity will appreciate Gant’s attention to detail, like the locker loop over the box pleat and the button on the back of the collar. Yang-Yi Goh, GQ, 5 July 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of box pleat was in 1857

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“Box pleat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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