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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)

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Paul Poiret - 1924 - Silk, metallic thread dress - The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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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

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Evening costume by Paul Poiret, 1911-1920, at the Kobe Fashion Museum.

Evening costume by Paul Poiret, 1911-1920, at the Kobe Fashion Museum.

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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.

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Paul Poiret, robe du soir pantalon. Paris, 1926 Copyright Lipnitzki/Roger-Viollet/Getty Images

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Paul Poiret is a French designer who "freed the bosom, shackled the legs, but gave liberty to the body" with his corset-less designs with narrow hems.

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Tirelli Costumi - Abito Autentico - Soprabiti Paul Poiret

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Ephemeral Elegance | It’s time again for FRIDAY FASHION FACT, and today...

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“Brique” dress Paul Poiret, French ca. 1924 Fine flecked worsted, trimmed with rayon braid and tassles, machine-stitched and hand-finished

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"Mandarin" Coat, Paul Poiret, Paris, France: ca. 1923, wool twill with chain-stitch embroidery, lined with crêpe de Chine.

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