Fancy dress costume Paul Poiret (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris) Date: 1911 Culture: French Medium: metal, silk, cotton The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Front
Fancy dress costume, 1911 Paul Poiret (French, 1879–1944) Seafoam green silk gauze, silver lamé, blue foil and blue and silver coiled cellophane cord appliqué, and blue, silver, coral, pink, and turquoise cellulose beading; L. (a) 50 1/4 in. (127.6 cm)
A Fine & Rare Beaded Evening Coat by Paul Poiret 1924
Paul Poiret. Opera Coat. circa 1924. Stunning cocoon evening coat of black georgette, hand beaded overall in lines of black beads switching to gray translucent beads with a geometric ragged edge formed at the color change.
Paul Poiret, Silk faille dinner dress, 1922-23 **I like the lines but would prefer a different Color/Pattern
Paul Poiret mantle, 1913. 'Based on a deconstructed kimono, it is composed of two rectangles folded on the shoulders and joined on one side with a stylised bow. It illustrates how Poiret was able to combine with rare harmony the bold colours of Fauvism, the vision of Cubism and the exoticism of Eastern garments.' PAUL POIRET
Paul Poiret, Evening Coat, 1912-1914, Palais Galliera, Paris