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  • Ebroidered Organza and Satin Dress with Shawl, about 1957

    Short evening dress with shawl. Cream organza over satin. Stylized pink thistles with greens stems embroidered down front in silk floss, gold sequins and gold metal. Fitted strapless bodice with two vertical bows on either side of center front waistline. Half-belt in back at the waistline. Corselet in bodice. Stiff nylon underskirt with two layers of nylon tulle. Double organza rectangular shawl with stylized carnation embroidered on center back. This garment was owned by Mrs. Harvey Firestone o…

  • Shoes, 1950-1960

    The heel shape of these shoes suggests that Mrs. Firestone wore them closer to 1950 than 1960. Whatever the year, the color tells us that they were certainly worn during the summer. It is traditionally thought of as inappropriate to wear white shoes after Labor Day. 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 …

  • Grey Silk Lampshake Ball Gown, 1959-1960

    Strapless gray silk chiffon and satin lampshade gown. Chiffon twisted around upper body, lightly tucked at waist, then twisted again to bottom. Satin band around bustline finished with self-fabric bow on left. Knee-length hem finished with stiffened band of satin with self-fabric bow on right. Skirt is wired-out.

  • Shoes, 1950-1960

    These type of pumps were generally worn by Mrs. Firestone with suits. 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.

  • Shoes, 1950-1960

    Mrs. Firestone likely preferred to wear these shoes with suits during the day. 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.

  • 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.

  • Shoes, 1950-1960

    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.

  • Shoes, 1960-1970

    This was a style Mrs. Firestone favored in the 1960s. We have several examples of this style covered in other materials.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.

  • Shoes, 1960-1970

    This was a style Mrs. Firestone favored in the 1960s. We have several examples of this style covered in other materials.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.

  • Shoes, 1960-1970

    This was a style Mrs. Firestone favored in the 1960s. We have several examples of this style covered in other materials.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.

  • Shoes, 1960

    This was a style Mrs. Firestone favored in the 1960s. We have several examples of this style covered in other materials. 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.

  • Aqua satin evening gown from the 1960s

    This woman's aqua satin evening gown has shoestring shoulder straps, a low, straight neckline, slightly dropped waist, and a bodice tightly fitted by long darts. The skirt is straight with a single pleat at the side front. There is a side zipper. Label: "Philip Hulitar." The matching sleeveless jacket with horizontal stripes of alternating aqua, green and dark blue, connected with faggotting, fitted by long darts at the waist, and has a side closing. Label: "Claire Pearone, Paris-Detroit."…

  • Black satin cocktail, mini dress from the 1960s

    Woman's black satin cocktail, mini dress in a straight shift style with a scoop neck, and a flesh-colored satin midriff. The dress has a band of black fringe beaded with a row of sequins at the midriff. There is a zipper in the back. There is no label but there is a J.L. Hudson's price tag for $11.

  • Re-embroidered cloque evening dress from the 1960s

    This re-embroidered cloque evening dress with stole has a silvery white ground with geometric padded areas outlined with silver thread. The sleeveless dress of just below knee length is princess-cut. It has a cowl neck in front continuing to a deep "V" in the back. There are pockets hidden in the front side seams. The snap closing in back is ornamented with a large self pompom. The dress is lined in white silk. The stole falls over the shoulder to hem length and the folds are tacked down to…

  • Women's black pillbox hat with horsehair frame from the 1960s

    Woman's black pillbox hat with horsehair frame entirely covered with shirred black net. Narrow velvet ribbon around edge. Long black face veil edged with grosgrain ribbon ties around neck to pouff veil out. Pale pink satin rosebuds scattered across hat and veil. Label: Ruth Joyce Originals, Detroit.

  • Black wool knit Women's chemise from the 1960s or 70s

    This black wool knit woman's chemise is slightly fitted but has no waist. The cap sleeves have indentations and square gussets at the armholes. There is fringed suede around the neck and down the front on either side of a heavy zipper reaching to above waist level. A concealed zipper closure runs down the back of the dress. Label: " Pierre Cardin, Paris, New York" Also instructions for the care of leather.

  • Wool challis black, green, purple, red and white geometric print dress from the 1960s or 70s

    This wool challis black, green, purple, red and white geometric print woman's dress has a plain round neck with no collar, long straight sleeves with cuffs and covered buttons. The front is plain and slightly gathered at the waist seam. The dress zips up the back. The dress is part of an ensemble which includes a black knit jumper. The jumper is a chemise with a mandarin collar and large black button at the shoulder. The skirt is slit to the waist. There is a narrow black leather belt. …

  • Two piece evening gown made of white alaskin from the 1960s

    Woman's two piece evening gown made of white alaskin. (A stiff, dull fabric, possibly part wool.) The bodice is tailored like a man's jacket or vest except that it has a high round neck. It is single breasted with four decorative buttons of white braid with a white drop bead in the center. The neckline and pocket flaps are also edged with rows of white braid and beads. The floor-length, straight skirt has two rows of braid and beads at the hem and an elaborate kick-pleat in the back. Both pi…

  • Women's beige, linen-look spring coat from the 1950s or 60s

    Woman's beige, linen-look spring coat (possibly a raw silk). The coat has a 4.5" flat collar, raglan sleeves, and a three button and one snap front closure. It also has two large patch pockets, and a beige silk lining. Labels: Claire Pearone, Paris-Detroit, and Vera Maxwell Original. This garment Berlou Moth Proofed, five year guarantee.

  • Women's black and white wool tweed coat from the 1950s or 60s

    Woman's black and white wool tweed coat with an all-in-one collar and lapels that turn into a single button closure coat. Red wool is used for the lining, and is the trim at the side front pleats. The coat has semi-raglan sleeves, and right and left inseam pockets. Labels: Pauline Trigere, and Margaret Rice, Grosse Pte, Mich.