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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Poiret, Paul
La Creation en Liberte: Univers de Paul et Denise Poiret 1905-1928
Paris: Piasa, 2005

Two volumes in slipcase. Quarto. 176, 205 pp; illustrated. Auction catalogue features the personal wardrobe of Denise Poiret, the designer Paul Poiret's wife and muse. The first volume features color photographs; the second volume contains descriptions & estimates of the 532 lots. Housed in illustrated paper-covered slipcase; illustrated paper sleeve containing mini disk laid in. Near Fine in VG slipcase, catalogue unmarked & fresh; slipcase has two tears/splits in paper covering at edges. The lots consist of dresses, coats, hats, shoes, lingerie designed by Poiret, a few personal objects of Paul Poiret, wallpaper & printed fabric samples, small furniture & models from Atelier Martine, and objects from his Rosine perfume line. Includes contemporary photographs of the Poirets at home. Sept 2006 article from W magazine, "King Paul" by Lorna Koski, laid in.
Inventory number #014464