Piasa. Paris. 10 et 11 Mai 2005. 2 paperback volumes, slipcase; illustrated wrappers, illustrated card slipcase, DVD in envelope loosely inserted. 176; 208 pages. Volume 1 is composed of colour illustrations of the lots; Volume 2 carries the text and descriptions. English. 280 x 215mm. 1.5kg. . Near fine, with very good slipcase; knock to head of spine of slipcase, short split along top edge of slicpase; paperbacks have been well preserved.
The catalogue for the important sale of the wardrobe of Denise Poiret, muse and wife of the fashion designer. The sale included clothes and accessories belonging to Denise, Paul and their children created by the designer, designs for Martine (Poiret's interior design business), perfumes by the Poiret Rosine label, and archival material. Azzedine Alaia held an exhibition of the objects before the sale. Many of the pieces were purchased by the Metropolitan Musem of Art, who held a retrospective of Poiret's work in 2007.
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