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  • Crepe Dress with Embroidered, Fur Lined Jacket, 1921-1922

    Two-piece dress and jacket ensemble. Pale gold crepe dress with shallow scooped neckline and short sleeves edged in grosgrain. Dropped waist with pleated side panels edged with dark gold grosgrain ribbons. Pale gold crepe jacket, hip length, embroidered with very narrow (1/8) gold braid in stylized floral pattern. Collar and cuffs trimmed in light brown fur; pale gold silk lining.

  • Dress, 1921

    This dress, along with the dotted Swiss and other calico dresses, was worn by Elizabeth Parke Firestone at the 1921 Vagabonds Camping Expedition after Elizabeth and Harvey, Jr. were asked to cut their Lake Louise honeymoon short to join the Vagabonds (per Mrs. Martha Ford). It therefore seems likely that the dress was worn during the honeymoon. The dress is similar, in some ways, to the dress Elizabeth Parke Firestone wore for her wedding, and it is possible that she designed this and the other …

  • Wedding Shoes, 1921

    Worn by Elizabeth Parke at her wedding to Harvey Firestone Jr. on June 25, 1921 in Decatur, Illinois.These are one of the earliest pairs of shoes we have in our collection from Mrs. Firestone. They are one of the few ready-to-wear pairs in the collection. Most of her shoes were custom made to match specific outfits. 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 f…