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  • Silk Chiffon Evening Gown, 1927

    Saffron yellow evening gown of silk chiffon. A criss-cross effect on the bodice is achieved with edging of rhinestones and seed pearls. Gussets on the skirt are accented with yellow ostrich feathers and 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.

  • 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.

  • Wool Day Coat with Fox Collar and Single Button Closure at Hip, 1927

    White wool day coat with stand-up collar of white fox, which was owned by Frances Dodge (November 27, 1914 – January 24, 1971), who was the eldest daughter of John Francis Dodge (co-founder of Dodge Motor Company) and his third wife, Matilda Rausch Dodge (Wilson).

  • 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.

  • Silk Velvet Brocade Evening Coat with Kimono Style Collar, 1927

    Brocade evening coat of cut silk velvet. Coloring is in tones of rust, rose and off-white lined with rose/ pink satin crepe. 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.