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  • Heavily Embroidered Silk Velvet Dinner Dress, 1927

    Dinner dress of ruby silk velvet with a flared skirt, typical of the late 1920s. The bodice is heavily hand embroidered with gold metallic thread. 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 Evening Coat, 1927

    Lavender georgette evening coat. A quilted effect is achieved with embroidery of gold thread. The coat has a lining of pink satin crepe and a kimono style collar. The kimono style collar was popular in the mid 1920s. 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.

  • Quilted Silk Crepe Evening Coat with Kimono Style Collar, 1927

    Padded lime silk crepe evening coat quilted in silver thread. Coat has kimono style collar, which was popular in the mid 1920s. 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.