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  • Dress with Jacket, 1959

    Dark raspberry-pink linen dress and jacket with cut-out stylized leaf design backed with matching pink silk organza. Pink cotton lining. Strapless bodice; 3/4 inch linen belt ties in front. Bolero-style jacket with raglan sleeves, two self-fabric button closures; lapels fold back on either side of square neckline.

  • 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, about 1958

    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.