Embossed Velvet Dinner Dress, 1929


Dinner dress and matching slip of lemon yellow cut velvet on a georgette base. The dress has a tiered skirt cut on the bias. Accents include a yellow chiffon puff and streamer on the right shoulder at the back. 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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