europeanafashion: Evening dress by Jeanne Paquin, spring/summer... (Fripperies and Fobs)
Evening dress, Jeanne Paquin, spring/summer collection, 1912. Dress in pastel shades combines a "tunique" in light green silk in tabby weave with a skirt made of cream silk satin. The rose red corset belt accentuates the high waist. Photo: Stephan Klonk. Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin via Europeana Fashion
Mme. Jeanne Paquin, Shepherdess-Style Evening Dress, French, 1912. Back View)
Evening gown, by Jeanne Paquin, France, 1912. Silk satin, netting and lace, glass beads and cotton flowers. Helen Larson Historic Fashion Collection.
Opera coat by Jeanne Paquin, 1912, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Illustration from "Gazette du bon ton: arts, modes & frivolités," 1912-1913, Tome I, courtesy of the Smithsonian Libraries.
Mme Jeanne Paquin was the first woman designer to open her own fashion house in Paris
Evening Dress Made Of Silk And Metal, By Jeanne Paquin - French c.1913-1914 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art