Wool Knit Day Dress with Silver Grape Leaf Accents at Collar and Cuffs, 1943


Bankers gray wool knit day dress with silver grape leaves on the cuffs and collar. Accents include smocking at the shoulders, a yoke back with inverted box pleat, and a wide belt with two small silver buckles. 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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