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Paul Poiret dress ca. 1911 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Robe de Minute Paul Poiret, 1911 The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Victoria & Albert Museum One of Poiret’s most famous creations was the “minute dress,” so-called because it only took thirty minutes.

La Rose d'Iribe Paul Poiret (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris) Designer: Textile by Raoul Dufy (French, Le Havre 1877–1953 Forcalquier) Date: 1913 Culture: French Medium: (a)silk (b) linen, wool, cotton. SM18.b.

La Rose d'Iribe Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Designer: Textile by Raoul Dufy (French, Le Havre Forcalquier) Date: 1913 Culture: French Medium: (a)silk (b) linen, wool, cotton.

Paul Poiret, 1911  The Victoria & Albert Museum

1911 Paul Poiret 'Toujours' dress of silk velvet with grosgrain ribbons and silver cord. The Victoria & Albert Museum. Given by Mme.

"Feuille d'automne" Paul Poiret (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)  Date:     1916 Culture:     French Medium:     a, b) silk; c) fur, silk  Dimensions:     Length (c): 69 in. (175.3 cm) Length at CB (a): 24 3/4 in. (62.9 cm) Length at CB (b): 43 in. (109.2 cm) Credit Line:     Catharine Breyer Van Bomel Foundation Fund, 2005

1916 Paul Poiret 'Feuille d'Automne' day ensemble of silk & fur; wrap surplice blouse with white collar; Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art;

Dress, Evening  Paul Poiret  (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)    Date:      1912–14  Culture:      French  Medium:      silk  Dimensions:      Length at CB: 75 in. (190.5 cm)  Credit Line:      Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Andrew J. Love, 1962

Evening dress Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 75 in.

1923 - Poiret. Silk.

Afternoon dress (without jacket) Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: ca. 1923 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Muriel Draper, 1943 Accession Number: b

PAUL POIRET : Uncorseted gown 1913.

* Poiret design for Miss Anita Blair Gown, 1913 Paul Poiret Black and White silk satin with glass bead embroidery. Worn by Miss Anita Blair at the debut ball of Gladys High. This was the first couture dress designed for an uncorseted figure.

Ensemble Paul Poiret (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)  Date:     1912 Culture:     French Medium:     a) silk, fur; b) silk Dimensions:     Length at CB (a): 45 in. (114.3 cm) Length at CB (b): 56 in. (142.2 cm) Credit Line:     Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2005

Ensemble Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: 1912 Culture: French Medium: a) silk, fur; b) silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 45 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 56 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2005

* FEUILLE D'AUTOMNE fur, silk  1916  Paul Poiret

Ensemble 'Feuille d’Automne,' Paul Poiret, French, silk and fur, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Opera coat (image 1) | House of Poiret | French | 1911 | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 2008.288

Opera coat Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: 1911 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 64 in. cm) Credit Line: Alfred Z. Solomon-Janet A.

Paul Poiret  (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris)    Date:      ca. 1925  Culture:      French  Medium:      metallic, simulated pearls

Evening dress Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: ca. 1925 Culture: French Medium: metallic, simulated pearls Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 44 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 35 in. Dodge, 1951 Accession Number: b

Evening dress "1811", silk, Paul Poiret designer, French, 1907

Evening dress "1811", silk, Paul Poiret designer, French, 1907

Dress ca. 1925 Paul Poiret (French, Paris 1879-1944 Paris) Silk, leather (hva)

Dress Paul Poiret (French, Paris Paris) Date: ca. 1925 Culture: French Medium: silk, leather Dimensions: Length at CB: 43 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.

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