"Liberty & Co., which opened a branch store in Paris from 1889 to 1932, was known as the center of Japonism and subsequent Arts and Crafts movements in London. There were two types of labels used by Liberty & Co.: 'London and Paris' or 'London.' The 'Paris' label was attached to this dress. Paul Poiret also used the textile.” from Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century (book), by Taschen, via Happy Holliedays blog
Paul Poiret | "Robe Sabat" | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Poiret's cultural fascination can be seen in this dress, which is named for the historical Middle Eastern kingdom, Sheba. The beadwork belt and fringe assist in evoking the exotic feel while the fleur-de-lis puts the gown in a national context
Callot Soeurs ’20
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Arrow of Gold Gown, Anonymous, Montbrun, Paul Poiret, c. 1925, etching, at the Rijksmuseum. This plate was part of a series depicting twelve gowns created by different fashion houses and was published in the December 1925 issue of Gazette du Bon Ton. The actual dress by Poiret is located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. CLICK THROUGH FOR LARGER, HI-RES IMAGES.
Paul Poiret | Evening ensemble | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Evening ensemble Paul Poiret (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris) Date: 1924 Culture: French Medium: cotton, fur, metallic thread, silk. Front
Paul Poiret | Mademoiselle | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Poiret: King of Fashion," May 9, 2007–August 5, 2007.New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "China: Through the Looking Glass," May 7–August 16, 2015.