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  • 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.