Boy's Silk Crepe Two-Piece Arabian Nights Costume, 1922

1922

Two piece Arabian Nights boy's costume. Under pants and top are of orange silk crepe edged down the side with green and gold braid set with red rhinestones. The jacket is of orange metallic brocade lined in red silk. All edges are piped in green silk. There is a matching turban of orange metallic brocade entwined with pearls. A large pearl and pink clasp in front with two white feathers add emphasis. There are also matching shoes of orange brocade. This costume was owned by Daniel Dodge (1917 – 1938), son of John Francis Dodge (October 25, 1864 – January 14, 1920), the co-founder of the Dodge Motor Car Company in Detroit, Michigan.


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