Embroidered Evening Gown, with fringe, 1924

1924

Gold tissue shell evening gown, hand embroidered with lavender flowers and rhinestones. A tiered skirt effect is achieved with the use of three layers of lavender metallic fringe. This garment was owned by Matilda Dodge Wilson (October 19, 1883 – September 19, 1967),who was the wife of John Francis Dodge (October 25, 1864 – January 14, 1920), co-founder of the Dodge Motor Car Company in Detroit, Michigan.


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