Ensemble (view Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: ca. 1922 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Miriam K. Coletti, 1995 Accession Number: b
Paul Poiret, circa 1920 (attributed to) Woolen coat binds Doubled black satin neck tie wine, recalling facings lining decorated with an emb .
Evening ensemble Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: fall/winter Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 42 in. cm) (b) Length: 85 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Frances McFadden, 1950 Accession Number: b
During the first decade of the twentieth century, Paul Poiret initiated a fashion sea change when he declared the wasp-waisted silhouette outmoded, and the columnar form of high-waisted Directoire-Revival gowns the vogue