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  • Silk Organza Sleeveless Evening Dress and Jacket, 1937

    Dress and jacket of thin, peach-colored silk organza. Bodice goes over the head and wrap-ties in front. Bodice is sleeveless with V-neckline. Center, front, and waistline piping accents. Peplum below waistline. Three coiled-cord buttons. Very full bias-cut skirt over beige silk chemise. Separate matching jacket with tucked yoke and short sleeves. Clothing label: ALIX/PARIS. Number inscribed on label: 7027. ALIX was the label of Alix Gres, also known as Madame Gres. Born as either Germaine Krebs …

  • Women's black Persian lamb hat from the 1930s

    This woman's black Persian lamb hat is without a brim, is creased at its top, and has a 2 1/4 inch grosgrain ribbon around its outside. The hat has a rounded point in front, and is lined in back with black satin.

  • Long sleeved dress of black wool from the 1930s

    This long sleeved woman's dress of black wool wool has a "V" shaped front insert of black Persian lamb at the neckline as well as a similar insert in back from neck to hemline. There are two square gold buttons 1 1/4" at shoulder on left side. The dress has a waist line with a fold of material down left side and pleats hooked by ribbon on inside. The left side fastening has seven eyes and one hook. The belt has two gold buttons, and a leather lining. The matching black Persian lamb, short…

  • 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.

  • Silk Satin Evening Gown with Train, 1934

    Off white - gray silk satin evening gown. The gown gathers on either side of a central panel, both front and back. The skirt forms a full train. 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.

  • Print Chiffon Party Dress with Shoulder Bow Accent, 1934

    Printed turquoise brown and white chiffon party dress with matching belt. Dress is accented on the right shoulder with a bow and floating panel of chiffon. 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 Organdy Party Dress, 1934

    White silk organdy party dress with full skirt with two flounces of shite taffeta. Skirt is edged in cordered taffeta. Dress is lined in silver lame. A forerunner to the strapless dress, this dress is held up by the neckline. This item 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).

  • Georgette Day Dress with Beaded Bodice and Sleeves, 1934

    Black and creamy white georgette day dress. Top of creamy white georgette beaded with white glass beads. Weighted on the neckline in front to give soft folds. Two pieces: dress and 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.

  • Burgundy and Gold Sleeveless Dinner Dress, 1934

    Burgundy and gold dinner dress accented with a jeweled clasp at the small of the back, 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.

  • Satin Dinner Dress with Gold Tissue Print Bodice and Cowl Neckline, 1934

    Dinner dress of black checkered satin with a bodice of textured gold tissue printed in black. Sleeves and neckline have weights. 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.

  • Shift Style with Cream Colored Yoke, 1934

    Black slip, 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.

  • Silk Crepe Dinner with Sterling Silver Buckle, 1934

    Dinner dress of gray silk crepe with a buckle of sterling silver on the waistband at the front, 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 Dinner Dress with Stitched Cording on Bodice and Cuffs, 1934

    Brown crepe long dinner dress with brown knotted fringe forming trim. Dress is accented with a rhinestone clasp at the V-neck. 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.

  • Two-Piece Print Silk Afternoon Suit with Fur Trim, 1934

    Two piece afternoon suit consisting of a dress and jacket of printed silk in a black, white and green design. The jacket has 3/4 length sleeves edged with silver fox cuffs. 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 Crepe Bed Jacket Trimmed with Marabou Feathers, 1934

    Pale blue silk crepe bed jacket lined in white china silk. All edges are trimmed in blue marabou. 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 Dressing Robe with Marabou and Ostrich Feathers on Bodice, 1934

    Pink velvet dressing robe. The top of the robe has a chubby jacket effect of pink marabou and curled pink ostrich feathers. Accented with a sash of pink velvet. This item 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).

  • Men's Black Three-Piece Suit, 1934

    Black three piece set consisting of jacket, vest and pants. This suit 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.

  • Silk and Satin Evening Shoes with Rhinestone Buckles, 1934

    Blue flecked silk and blue satin evening shoes with alternating petals edged in silver leather. Ankle straps and buckles accented with rhinestones. This pair of shoes 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.

  • Pith Helmet, 1934

    Pith helmet, which was owned by Alfred Gaston Wilson (1883 – 1962), husband of Matilda Rausch Dodge (Wilson). Matilda was the widow of John Francis Dodge (October 25, 1864 – January 14, 1920), co-founder of the Dodge Motor Company.