• Evening Dress and Coat, about 1961

    Born in Decatur, Illinois in 1897 Elizabeth Parke married Harvey S. Firestone Jr., son of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company founder Harvey S. Firestone, in 1921.Once described by a friend as, "the most luxurious woman in the history of luxury," Elizabeth Parke Firestone's clothing collection illustrates her impeccable taste in fashion.

  • Matching Coat and Dress

    Two piece set consisting of an overcoat and knee length, short sleeve dress, taupe in color. Coat is double breasted, lined, with straight flap pockets. Sheath style dress with kimono cap sleeve, front and back yokes, side seam pockets, and zipper closure in back. Circa 1960-1979.

  • Matching Coat and Dress

    Two piece wool gabardine set consisting of an overcoat and knee length, sleeveless dress, light blue in color. Coat is single breasted, lined, with placket pockets, invisible button closure, with button visible at neckline. Dress is princess style with two decorative buttons at neckline, front and back yokes, hook and eye closure at left shoulder and zipper on left side. ‘Ben Zuckerman for Bonwit Teller” on label, circa 1960-1979.