Fancy dress costume (image 1) | House of Poiret | French | 1911 | metal, silk, cotton | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 1983.8a, b | This ensemble was made for & worn to Poiret's 1002nd Night party in 1911, which was designed & organized to promote his new creations in the full splendor and glamour of the orientalist trend.

Fancy dress costume (image 1) | House of Poiret | French | 1911 | metal, silk, cotton | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 1983.8a, b | This ensemble was made for & worn to Poiret's 1002nd Night party in 1911, which was designed & organized to promote his new creations in the full splendor and glamour of the orientalist trend.

Costume (Fancy Dress)  Paul Poiret  (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)    Date:      1911  Culture:      French  Medium:      metal, silk, cotton  Dimensions:      Length (a): 50 1/4 in. (127.6 cm) Diameter (b): 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm)  Credit Line:      Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1983  Accession Number:      1983.8a, b

Costume (Fancy Dress) Paul Poiret (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris) Date: 1911 Culture: French Medium: metal, silk, cotton Dimensions: Length (a): 50 1/4 in. (127.6 cm) Diameter (b): 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1983 Accession Number: 1983.8a, b

Fancy dress costume Designer: Paul Poiret (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris) Date: 1911 Culture: French Medium: metal, silk, cotton Dimensions: Length (a): 50 1/4 in. (127.6 cm) Diameter (b): 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm)

Fancy dress costume Designer: Paul Poiret (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris) Date: 1911 Culture: French Medium: metal, silk, cotton Dimensions: Length (a): 50 1/4 in. (127.6 cm) Diameter (b): 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm)

Evening dress - Boué Soeurs  (French) Date: 1920–25 Medium: cotton, linen, silk, metallic thread The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Evening dress - Boué Soeurs (French) Date: 1920–25 Medium: cotton, linen, silk, metallic thread The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Paul Poiret: Fancy dress costume (1983.8a,b) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Paul Poiret: Fancy dress costume (1983.8a,b) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Paul Poiret | Fancy Dress Costume Harem Dress/Pants | 1911 | French | Metal, Silk, Cotton

Paul Poiret | Fancy Dress Costume Harem Dress/Pants | 1911 | French | Metal, Silk, Cotton

French toile bustle gown with quilted silk petticoat, c.1875. Amazing Victorian era clothing. I love blue, toile and quilted things, so this is an amazing dress to me. But the French velvet shoes are a close second...

French toile bustle gown with quilted silk petticoat, c.1875. Amazing Victorian era clothing. I love blue, toile and quilted things, so this is an amazing dress to me. But the French velvet shoes are a close second...

A gossamer ivory bobbinet stitched with white-on-white embroidery floated over a creamy silk gown

A gossamer ivory bobbinet stitched with white-on-white embroidery floated over a creamy silk gown

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