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Paul Poiret – King of Fashion  |  Coletterie - Silk faille dinner dress, 1922-23

Dinner dress, Paul Poiret France Navy-blue and red silk faille, gold metallic bullion buttons

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An absurdly beautiful coat. Date: first quarter century Culture: Albanian Medium: wool, metal, silk, cotton

Evening coat 1913

Evening Date: 1913 Culture: French Medium: silk, fur Dimensions: Length at CB: 56 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum,

Cape in "Tulipes Hollandaises" textile (image 2) | House of Worth | Textile designer: A. M. Gourd & Cie; manufacturer: Morel, Poeckès & Paumlin | French | 1889 | silk, metal | Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 2009.300.1708 | This dramatic fabric, "Tulipes Hollandaises," was exhibited at the Exposition Universelle of 1889 in Paris & won a grand prize. The textile itself has a repeat which is over three feet long making it stunning but…

"Tulipes Hollandaises" Design House: House of Worth Designer: Charles Frederick Worth Designer: Textile designed by A. Gourd & Cie Manufacturer: Textile manufactured by Morel, Poeckès & Paumlin Date: 1889 Culture: French Medium: silk, metal

Paul Poiret Dress, 1923

Afternoon Dress and Hat Paul Poiret, French, 1923 Silk crepe de chine and velvet with silk and metallic thread embroidery; Hat: silk satin and tulle with leather appliqué, metallic thread embroidery, and brass studs