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Gazouillis

  • Object:

    Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    early 1907 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paquin, Jeanne, born 1869 - died 1936 (designer)
    Paquin Ltd (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and ink and watercolour drawing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.1432-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 96, shelf C, box 28

This white day outfit was designed for the Summer collection of 1907. The skirt is decorated with a striking motif of vitruvian scrolls and the high waisted jacket is tied with a red clasp. The model is wearing an elaborate black hat with blue feathers on it.

The word 'Gazouillis' is inscribed in the top right hand corner. This is the title of the outfit and the name by which it would have been referred to by the design house when taking orders.

Physical description

'Gazouillis'. White walking costume with braiding and soutache, blue hat with wings.
1 of 103 dress designs for Summer 1907 bound in volumes.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

early 1907 (made)

Artist/maker

Paquin, Jeanne, born 1869 - died 1936 (designer)
Paquin Ltd (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink and watercolour drawing on paper

Dimensions

Height: 36.6 cm page approx, Width: 29.5 cm page approx

Descriptive line

Jeanne Paquin, Summer 1907. 'Gazouillis'. White walking costume with braiding and soutache, blue hat with wings. Dress sans jacket in E.1473-1957.
1 of 103 fashion designs for Été, 1907.

Materials

Pen and ink and watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Fashion; Designs; Women's clothes; Clothing; Drawings; Hats & headwear; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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