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Woman's afternoon dress in printed chiffon with pink crêpe de chine petticoat, collar and cuffs of white organza with Valenciennes ruffles: French, Paris, by Paul Poiret, print designed by Raoul Dufy, c. 1924

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Fashion and Textiles

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Production information

Poiret, Paul, 1879 - 1944, Designer
Paris, France, Western Europe
Dufy, Raoul, 1877 - 1953, Print designer


c. 1924


Chiffon, Crepe de chine, Organza

Physical description

Woman's printed chiffon afternoon dress, the print by Raoul Dufy, un-labelled, with pink crêpe de chine petticoat with weighted hem, the front panels, collar and cuffs of white organza with Valenciennes ruffles and scalloped detailing, the overdress of bold navy and white floral print with navy and pink moiré ribbon belt and trim. French, by Paul Poiret, c.1924


Previous owner: White, Edwin, Mrs, c. 2004 (d.)
Auctioneer: Doyle New York


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