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The design of the artist, Raoul Dufy, is depicted on this one, large piece of cloth, realized by the Bianchini-Ferier company. Dufy, who had been working to become an artist, met Paul Poiret and began designing textiles. He left many textile works, and was a pioneer of artist-designed textiles. Aiming for the crossover of art and fashion, Poiret unsparingly offered assistance to young artists and stressed interaction between them.

Details

  • Title: Evening Cape
  • Creator: Paul Poiret / Raoul Dufy (textile)
  • Fashion House: none
  • Label: none
  • Manufacturer: Paul Poiret
  • Date Created: 1925
  • Type: Dress
  • Photographer: ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Takashi Hatakeyama
  • Rights: Collection of The Kyoto Costume Institute
  • Medium: Orange "lamé" jacquard with print.

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