Opera coat, France, 1910s. Attributed to Paul Poiret. Silk damask and silk panne velvet cut on a bias. The swirling pattern of the damask was inspired by the meandering botanical motifs of Islamic art and influenced by the Arts and Crafts and Art Moderne Movements.
Evening dress designed by Paul Poiret, 1925. Photo Stephan Klonk, Kunstgewerbemuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
Jeanne Paquin - Manteau Opéra - été - 1912
1930-1931 Evening Coat (fur, silk) House of Paquin- Madeleine Wallis Accession Number: 2009.300.194
Opera coat, 1912 Paul Poiret (French, 1879–1944) Yellow and pale blue silk satin, black silk velvet, turquoise silk satin with gold and silver filé crocheted overlay, and silver filé trapunto half-belt and trim. Back
Coat, Opera Paul Poiret (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris) Date: 1912
Opera coat (image 2) | House of Poiret | French | 1911 | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 2008.288
Paul Poiret - 1923 - Coat Sésostris big night - Red silk velvet - The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, revived the craze for Egypt, which is expressed in the title of this model - Palais Galliera, Museum of Fashion