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  • Silk Brocade Evening Gown, 1914

    Pearl gray silk brocade evening gown. The brocade has an orchid pattern. Gown is trimmed with metallic embroidered silk net and has an eighteenth century pannier effect on the hip. 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.

  • Evening Gown of Green and Gold, 1921

    Evening gown of green gold metallic tissues woven with pink flowers. The under-skirt and trim are of violet silk illusion, creating an eighteenth century effect of panniers. The under-skirt is trimmed with gold bullion braid. A shorter over-skirt dips to a full train in the back. 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 Detro…

  • Lace Evening Gown Shell, 1924

    Gold metallic lace evening gown shell with appliques on the skirt of gold and white wool. The dress is trimmed with gold braid and 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.

  • Embroidered Evening Gown, with fringe, 1924

    Gold tissue shell evening gown, hand embroidered with lavender flowers and rhinestones. A tiered skirt effect is achieved with the use of three layers of lavender metallic fringe. 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 Velvet Evening Gown, 1921

    Orange velvet evening gown with a bodice of embroidered net with pearls, rhinestones and crystal beads. Low tunic effect 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 Satin Evening Gown, 1934

    Gold striped white satin evening gown with the left front and shoulder straps beaded in rhinestones. Details also include a rhinestone clasp at the small of the back. 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.

  • Gold Brocade and Velvet Evening Gown, 1934

    Gold brocade tissue evening gown. The gown is plain in the front with the emphasis on the back, which is accentuated with burgundy velvet pendants starting at the shoulders and clasped with rhinestone clips, forming a floating panel. 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 Crepe Evening Gown, 1945

    Gray crepe evening gown with the shoulders and back decorated with heavy dark gray silk cord worked into embroidered and tassels. The waistband softly folds in front and has ends of silk corded tassels and embroidery. 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.

  • Rhinestone Embroidered Gown of Black Netting, 1926

    Gown of black netting with seed pearl and rhinestone embroidery in a floral design on the bodice. 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 Ice Blue Satin Wedding Gown with Scalloped Train, 1938

    Ice blue satin wedding gown, which according to the designer, was "inspired by the simplicity of ancient Grecian art." The gown has beaded decoration at the waist in an acanthus leaf pattern and a four-and-a-half yard scalloped train. Frances Dodge, for whom the gown was made, also wore a veil of ice blue illusion bound with blue satin held in place with a tiara of illusion decorated with seed pearls. According to Aubrey Eads, president and spokesperson for Peggy Hoyt in 1938, "The procession…

  • Embroidered English Net Party Dress, 1907

    Dress coat of black wool, double-breasted and lined in navy blue wool plaid, which 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

  • Re-embroidered Lace Party Dress, 1919

    White party dress with a tunic skirt of re-embroidered lace. Originally dress had a blue sash and flowers. 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.

  • Velvet and Lace Two Piece Party Dress, 1947

    Two piece party dress with under-skirt of black velvet. Over dress of black is accentuated with rhinestone buttons down the front. Waistband is of black velvet. 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.

  • Three Piece Taffeta Party Dress with Lace Jacket, 1938

    Three piece rose taffeta party dress. Neck of dress is accentuated with rose lace and lace flowers. Over jacket of white re-embroidered lace and gold threads in bolero length. Additional accent of rose lace attached to shoulder. Dress has pink slip. 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 Net Party Dress with Layered Skirt, 1938

    Black net dressy-dress with layered skirt. Outer skirt and neckline embroidered in black with padded leaf-like accents. 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 Lace Cocktail Dress, 1939

    Cocktail dress of dark beige reimbroidered lace, 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.

  • Crepe Cocktail Dress with Appliqued Crepe, 1946

    Black crepe cocktail dress with an open effect on the skirt with cut outs of black net and bows of appliqued crepe. The neckline is of black net over flesh colored net accented with bows of crepe. Dress has cap sleeves. 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.

  • Georgette Party Dress and Cape, 1933

    Three-piece party dress consisting of slip, dress and cape. Gray georgette dress and cape. Dress has pink machine lace bodice. The break between the georgette and lace is edged in embroidered flowers of lavender, pink and green. Long sleeves have pointed and weighted elbows. Bodice has weighted folds forming a bateau neckline. The skirt has a two tiered ruffled hem. A cape of georgette edged with diamond gussets softly ties in the front. Gray crepe slip. This garment was owned by Matilda…

  • Embroidered Cotton Batiste Summer Dress, 1916

    Summer dress of embroidered cotton batiste with accents on the under-skirt and sleeves with matching lace and crocheted buttons. 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.