• Silk Net Party Dress with Satin Ribbon Rosette, 1923

    White silk net party dress accented with watered silk satin ribbon rosette. The under-skirt is edged with lace and the shoulder straps are edged in rhinestones. Fine example of early 1920's high style. 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.

  • Embroidered Georgette Party Dress, 1936

    Turquoise georgette party dress with neckline and cuffs of embroidered white georgette. Dress has embroidery of turquoise thread and white seed pearls. Matching jacket of turquoise taffeta. 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.

  • Beaded Crepe Cocktail Dress, 1946

    Black crepe cocktail dress with embroidered pattern of black jet beads, which 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.

  • Black Pebble-Crepe Cocktail Dress, 1939

    Black pebble-crepe cocktail dress. Entire front and sleeves of dress are beaded in a sunburst design in jet beads. Matching jet beaded belt. 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.

  • Beaded Crepe Cocktail Dress, 1943

    Dark brown crepe cocktail dress, which is heavily beaded in the front only with brown steel beads. Dress has a square neckline with a crepe bow. Bows are repeated on skirt. 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.

  • Beaded Lace Floor Length Party Dress with Rhinestones, 1945

    White floor length lace party dress with rhinestones and silver beads, which 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.

  • Beaded Crepe Day Dress, 1946

    Dark brown crepe day dress with accents on the left shoulder and waistband of brown beaded leafs. 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.

  • Beaded Wool Day Dress, 1944

    Black wool day dress accented on the front at the bodice with violet (two) wool V's beaded in silver and varying shades of violet beads. The violet cuffs have bows. 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.

  • Wool Day Dress with Beaded and Jeweled Accents on Front Pockets, 1942

    Beige wool day dress accented on the front pockets with two large medallions composed of gold, green and red embroidery, green and red jewels, white pearls, and rhinestones. 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.

  • Wool Day Dress with Beaded Belt Buckle and Cuffs, 1940

    Dark brown wool day dress with gored skirt. Accents include inverted pleats off shoulders and a high round neck. Very tailored dress wiht jeweled cuffs and belt buckler in gold, green, red, blue and gray pearls. 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.

  • Silk Velvet Dinner Dress Accented with Seed Pearls and Rhinestones, 1926

    Dinner dress of fuchsia silk velvet accented with seed pearls and rhinestones. Dress has a tiered skirt with an uneven hem, which was popular in 1927. 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.

  • Velvet Dinner Dress Accented with Rhinestone and Seed Pearl Trim, 1921

    Lavender velvet dinner dress. Accents include trim on the shoulder straps which are decorated with satin, rhinestones and seed pearls. The body of the dress is elaborately draped. 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.

  • Beaded Lace Dinner Dress Shell, 1925

    Dinner dress black lace shell decorated with black glass beads. Dress has flowing panels from the sleeves and a tunic effect in the front with an underskirt decorated with glass beads. 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.

  • Velvet Dinner Dress with Large Cuffs of Wool Yarn and Rhinestones, 1938

    Black velvet dinner dress. Severity of the dress is offset with large cuffs of white wool yarn and rhinestones. A rhinestone clasp on the belt and shoulder accents of padded velvet add emphasis to the effect of simple elgance. 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.

  • Tunic Style Beaded Crepe Dinner Dress, 1960

    Cream crepe dinner dress. Dress has a tunic effect and the bodice and overskirt are beaded in a brown leaf design. The neckline and skirt slits are accented with heavy bands of brown beads. 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.

  • Beaded Crepe Dinner Dress with Smocking at Center of Bodice, 1937

    Black crepe dinner dress with a neckline accented with smocking in the center. The sides of the neck and back are accented with cut-out beaded desgins on black net. The added piece of white lace in the front is not original. 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.

  • Velvet Dinner Dress with Heavily Beaded Sleeves, 1942

    Black velvet dinner dress with V-neck. Dress has short sleeves elaborately beaded n white seed pearls, silver beads and rhinestones. 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.

  • Satin Crepe Dinner Dress with Beaded and Embroidered Bodice, 1938

    Black satin backed crepe dinner dress with a bodice of black chiffon embroidered in silk and beaded in jet beads. Emphasis is given to the back with bows of crepe creating a custle effect. 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.

  • Embroidered and Beaded Crepe Dinner Dress, 1946

    Peach crepe dinner dress with V-neck. The sleeve openings and hip are accented with gold embroidery, red stones and crystal beads. 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.

  • Crepe Dinner Dress with Heavily Beaded Bodice and Sleeves, 1943

    Dinner dress of dark gray crepe with a bodice and sleeves accented with gray embroidery and beading of steel beads done in a diamond pattern. Tassels of steel beads terminate from the center of each diamond. The skirt has a slight gathering over the hips and soft gathered detail on the right front, which gives softness and detail to an otherwise plain skirt. This garment was owned by Matilda Dodge Wilson (October 19, 1883 – September 19, 1967),who was the wife of John Francis Dodge (October 2…