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)
Robe of French fashion designer Paul Poiret (1879–1944). Fruits fabric designed by French Fauvist painter Raoul Dufy (1877-1953) for Bianchini-Férier (1924). collection: Musée Galliera, Paris. via Spectacles Selection
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.