Art-Nouveau -styled fashion plate by French fashion designer Paul Poiret. The hand-stenciled pochoir print by the artist Paul Iribe. More info on Paul Poiret: lib.edu/art-architecture-library/les-robes-de-pa.
Paul Poiret - A french designer from the early Originally worked for House of Worth, and then opened his own business. Known for removing the need for corsets, and the hobble skirt. Hobble skirts were narrow at the bottom requiring very small steps.
Denise and Paul Poiret dressed for the “Thousand and Second Night” party, 24 June On the night of the party, she was locked in a cage with all her ladies. When all 300 guests were there, Poiret - dressed as a sultan - unlocked the cage and released them.