Afternoon ensemble Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: 1927 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 12 in. cm) (b) Length: 35 in. cm) (c) Length: 74 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.
Jacket Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: 1912 Culture: French Medium: wool, cotton, rayon Dimensions: Length at CB: 27 in. cm) Credit Line: Catharine Breyer Van Bomel Foundation Fund, 2005 Accession Number:
This is an unusual garment, combining fashionable silhouette with regional detail. The lining and braid suggests that it is part of a German folk costume, but it is in the highly fashionable shape of the