Panniers influence by Dior Haute Couture Fall 2014 - Panniers were wide hoops placed under skirts to make the hips appear wider. They also provided a panel to display elaborate decorations, embroidery, and woven patterns of the skirts.
Raf Simons for Christian Dior Haute Couture, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier for "The New Dior Couture", the Fall/Winter 2012 Collection. (The floral wall back drop by Parisian florist Eric Chauvin).
Petticoat Place of origin: Coromandel Coast, India (made) Date: ca. 1725 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Painted and dyed cotton chintz Credit Line: Given by G. Baker Museum number: Gallery location: In Storage
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