Brocade Dinner Dress with Hip Sash, 1939

1939

Dinner dress of gold brocade in diamond pattern with turqouise centers in each diamond. Dress has smocking details at the neckline and a double poof on the left front hip. 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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