Dress, evening-style, of off white satin. Side neckline in front; V-shaped in back; sleeveless. Embroidered flower and leaf design of gold-colored and orange thread at left shoulder and at right back waist. Narrow pleated stole of satin attached at back of right shoulder. Thin bands of embroidery encircle the dropped waistline. Skirt is comprised of alternating bands of orange red silk crepe, white rabbit fur, and narrow gold-colored braid.
Worn by Mrs. John H. Winterbotham née Anne M. Reynolds.
Paul Poiret was not amused when his sister, Nicole Groult, became a fashion designer, bitterly calling her that woman "who used to be my sister." Although never Poiret's equal, Groult had a successful career in the 1920s.