Regency Inspiration /Evening gown called "Josephine" by Paul Poiret. Ivory satin with a tunic overlay of black tulle. The rose pinned on the bodice became a symbol of Maison Poiret. From the book Poiret King of Fashion by Paul Iribe and Georges Lepape.
Paul Poiret, circa Model HONG KONG DRESS, silk embroidered chain stitch small floral motifs repeated in navy, green, and off-white. Model name and date in ink carried by Denise Poiret sewn to a piece of silk inside the hem.
* Poiret design for Miss Anita Blair Gown, 1913 Paul Poiret Black and White silk satin with glass bead embroidery. Worn by Miss Anita Blair at the debut ball of Gladys High. This was the first couture dress designed for an uncorseted figure.
ca 1920 Paul Poiret straight-cut dress in old-rose silk with polychrome floral-motif chain-stitch embroidery down the bodice, kimono half-sleeves, & at the hem as a border. Personal wardrobe of Denise Poiret.