La Belle Otéro
fawnvelveteen: “Evening gown, Paquin, 1911. Ivory satin, black velvet dévoré, and ivory tulle, hand-embellished with glass beads. Cerise sash is modern replacement. Bowes Museum”
House of Paquin | Afternoon dress | French | The Met
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In ancient Egypt, leopard skins were worn by sem priests, the high priests of the god Ptah. Leopards were extinct in Egypt by the time of the New Kingdom, but trade from the kingdom of Nubia still...
House of Paquin | Opera coat | French | The Met
As the first couturière to advertise her fashion house by taking a tableau of models to operas and races uniformed in her concoctions, Madame Joseph Paquin nodded incessantly to the showman's dramatic line and the aristocracy's love of luxurious tactile material
Paquin 1940 Evening Gown, Embroidery Lace, Photo André Durst
Image file to download and vintage original print published in 1940 Paquin Evening Gown, Embroidery Lace, Photo André Durst — , Dressmakers