Black silk chiffon and velvet day dress with embroidered net lace collar, by Jeanne Paquin, French, c. 1903. The hanging grape cluster decorations match the flowing dress lines. During the Art Nouveau period, motifs of organic natural objects were favored and often used as clothing ornaments.
europeanafashion: Evening dress by Jeanne Paquin, spring/summer... (Fripperies and Fobs)
Evening dress, Jeanne Paquin, spring/summer collection, 1912. Dress in pastel shades combines a "tunique" in light green silk in tabby weave with a skirt made of cream silk satin. The rose red corset belt accentuates the high waist. Photo: Stephan Klonk. Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin via Europeana Fashion