Gold Brocade and Velvet Evening Gown, 1934


Gold brocade tissue evening gown. The gown is plain in the front with the emphasis on the back, which is accentuated with burgundy velvet pendants starting at the shoulders and clasped with rhinestone clips, forming a floating panel. 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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