Beaded Crepe Cocktail Dress, 1943


Dark brown crepe cocktail dress, which is heavily beaded in the front only with brown steel beads. Dress has a square neckline with a crepe bow. Bows are repeated on skirt. 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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