This model was included in China : Trough the Looking Glass, Metropolitan Museum, 2015 and was reproduced in the accompanying catalogue China : Trough the Looking Glass, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Yales University Press, London 2015,p.213
A Jean Patou chinoiserie beaded tunic ‘Nuit de Chine’ 1925, un-labelled, the chiffon ground covered with pink, blue and gold beads with pagodas, cloud scrolls, peonies, figures with parasols and on swings, bust 96cm, 38in. This dress was exhibited at the Fashion Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art’s ‘China’ exhibition
Taken in down right side. Beading is generally good, lacking the occasional turquoise bead from the hem. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."