Paul Poiret Coat, 1923 The Chicago History Museum has one of the larger collections of items made by the French couturier, Paul Poiret. This collection is so important that museums around the world request to borrow many of our Poiret items.
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.
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.