Category Archives: Art Nouveau

Spring suit of brocaded wool. Germany Belle Epoque Fashion 1892.

German Art nouveau costume. Belle epoque fashion. Women dress 19th century.

Spring suit of brocaded wool. Germany 1892.

Spring suit of brocaded wool. Germany Belle Epoque Fashion 1892.

The long straight skirt closes with a fold down from. The long, with lapel fitted waist womb, opens on a bright colored vest is closed with small buttons. Bags and Sleeves Patten (cover) are made of silk. Curved round straw hat with rich lace, tape, – and flowers.


Theatrical costumes for Budapest. Costumes by Vienna Workshops

Costumes by Vienna Secession, Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna Workshops. Theatrical costumes for Budapest

Theatrical costumes for Budapest

Costumes by Vienna Secession, Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna Workshops. Theatrical costumes for Budapest

Theatrical costumes for Budapest

Theatrical costumes for Budapest. Costumes by Vienna Workshops 1917.

Vienna Workshops, (Vienna Secession) Cooperative enterprise for crafts and design founded in Vienna in 1903 (Wiener Werkstätte). Art nouveau period.

Costumes by Vienna Workshops 1917.

Costumes by Vienna Secession, Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna Workshops. Art nouveau fashion.

Vienna Workshops. New models of the fashion department 1917

Costumes by Vienna’s Workshops 1917.

Vienna Workshops, Cooperative enterprise for crafts and design founded in Vienna in 1903 (Wiener Werkstätte). New models of the fashion department 1917.  Art Nouveau period.

Paul Lang. Designs for fabric patterns.

Paul Lang. Designs for fabric patterns. Art Nouveau fabric design. German Art and Decoration 1911.

Paul Lang. Designs for fabric patterns.

Designs for fabric patterns by Paul Lang, Obertürkheim. Darmstadt Germany 1911.

Paul Lang-Kurz (1877-1937) was  teacher at the School of Applied Arts in Stuttgart, where he was Chairman of the textile department since 1906. He was responsible for the development of designs for embroidery, carpets and other textiles. For the interior design of 1913 opened art building at the Schlossplatz in Stuttgart, he was awarded the Gold Medal for Art and Science on the band of the Friedrich Order. Together with Paul Wilhelm Bürck, Albin Müller, Hans von Heider, Fritz Heider, he led the design of the “Magdeburg room” (a modern study), by which he been honored at the World’s Fair in St. Louis in 1904  with the Grand Prix.

Paul Lang-Kurz. Designs for fabric patterns. Art Nouveau textil design. German Art and Decoration.

Paul Lang-Kurz designs for tablecloth and serving table doily.

Designs for sofa cover, piano runner, tablecloth and serving table doily. Art Nouveau textile design. German Art and Decoration by Paul Lang-Kurz.


German Designer Paul Lang. Art Nouveau fabric design for sofa cushions. Textil patterns.

Design for sofa cushions by Paul Lang

Art Nouveau Design for sofa cushions by Paul Lang

Design for sofa cushions by Paul Lang

Herta Koch. Design for a print fabric.

Herta Koch. Design print fabric. German embroidery textil designer. Darmstadt Wiener Secession. Art nouveau period.

Herta Koch. Design for a print fabric 1911.

Herta Koch. Design for a print fabric 1911.

Herta Koch 1881-1960, daughter of Alexander Koch (Publisher of important art magazines such as “German Art and Decoration” and “Interior Decoration”. Initiator to the emergence of the artist colony on the Mathildenhoehe in Darmstadt, one of the most important centers of Art Nouveau in Germany.). Married to the writer William Michel. 1919 founding member of the Darmstadt Secession.

Blouses and dress in printed silk fabric by E. J. Wimmer.

Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill. Wiener Werkstätte. Vienna's Workshops. Vienna Secession

E. J. Wimmer. Blouses and dress in printed silk fabric.

Blouses and dress in printed silk fabric by E. J. Wimmer.

Blouses and dress in printed silk fabric by Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill (1882-1961, established in 1907 the fashion department of the Wiener Werkstätte), Vienna 1912. Wiener Werkstätte, Vienna Secession.

Paul Poiret Evening dress in white satin.

Paul Poiret - Paris 1912. Evening dress in white satin. Art-nouveau fashion. Vintage Haute couture costume.

Paul Poiret Evening dress in white satin.

Paul Poiret – Paris 1912. Evening dress in white satin.

Evening toilette in white satin with black tulle Throw , black fringe, narrow beaded bodice. Headdress of violet silk with diamond clasp and high herons.

Paul Poiret Evening toilet 1912.

Paul Poiret - Paris 1912. Evening toilet. Tunic of black satin, petticoat of white satin. Art-nouveau fashion.

Paul Poiret – Paris 1912. Evening toilet.

Paul Poiret – Paris 1912. Evening toilet.

Tunic of black satin, petticoat of white satin with tulle veil, diamond cords, diamond ornamental border and fringe as the sole jewelry.