Opera coat, France, 1910s. Attributed to Paul Poiret. Silk damask and silk panne velvet cut on a bias. The swirling pattern of the damask was inspired by the meandering botanical motifs of Islamic art and influenced by the Arts and Crafts and Art Moderne Movements.
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