Silk Taffeta Evening Coat with Quilted Shawl Collar and Cuffs, 1935


Black silk taffeta evening coat with quilted shawl collar. Details include taffeta puffs and hanging tabots at the closing on the left front. Accents include a corded taffeta bow on the back of the collar. 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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