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  • Embroidered Silk Crepe Day Dress, 1926

    Tridescent lavender silk-crepe day dress with embroidered medallion on front with initials, 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.

  • Two Piece Silk Crepe Day Dress with Bandeau Collar, 1926

    Two piece cherry red silk crepe day dress with bandeau collar and soft sash ties at the side. The skirt is pleated at the sides and the dress is trimmed in black and multi-colored flower embroidery. 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.

  • Lace Day Dress with Silk Taffeta Skirt, 1926

    Ecru-colored lace day dress of machine lace with an attached skirt of pleated black silk taffeta. Weighted tabs are on teh back of the underskirt for proper carriage. The surplice style bodice also features a drop waist and is accented with a softly wrapped bow on the left front hip. 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 D…

  • Silk Velvet Dinner Dress Accented with Seed Pearls and Rhinestones, 1926

    Dinner dress of fuchsia silk velvet accented with seed pearls and rhinestones. Dress has a tiered skirt with an uneven hem, which was popular in 1927. 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.