Velvet Dinner Dress with Loose Surplice Brocade Top, 1935


Dinner dress of dusty blue velvet with blue and gold metallic brocade top. The bodice has wrap around pendants to give a criss-cross effect in the front. 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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