• 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.

  • Satin Backed Crepe Dinner Dress with Rear Bustle Accent, 1940

    Burgundy satin backed crepe dinner dress with a bustle accent in 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.

  • Floor Length Dress with Self-Trim at the Square Neckline, 1940

    Bright royal blue long dress and slip with self-trim at the square neckline. 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 Taffeta Dress with Jacket

    Blue silk taffeta dress and matching jacket. Dress has spaghetti straps, gathered waist, and ruffled hem. Jacket has heavy ruffles around cuffs, as well as around neckline, front of jacket and hem. Bill Blass, circa 1940-1959.

  • Knee Length Lace and Chiffon Dress

    Knee length dress with cap sleeves, in black, with white lace inset panel in front and large white lace collar. Circa 1940-1949.