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Fragile dress

Contemporary Art

CULTURE American
MEDIUM Paper, paint
DATES 1966
DIMENSIONS 38 1/2in. (97.8cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Label: " 'Wastebasket Boutique' by Mars of Ashville, N.C./do not wash/this material is fire resistant unless washed or dry cleaned. Then becomes dangerously flammable when dry/size 8-10 tiny." Inscription in ink marker on dress: DALI [?]
COLLECTIONS Contemporary Art
CREDIT LINE Gift of Abraham & Straus
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Textured white (faded to brown) paper with red and white striped binding; silk screened with magenta pattern of repeated text "FRAGILE" A-line; above knee-length; short sleeves; wide scoop neck; inscribed with the word "DALI" (possibly)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987). Fragile dress, 1966. Paper, paint, 38 1/2in. (97.8cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Abraham & Straus, 66.237.1. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.237.1_front_CP3.jpg)
IMAGE front, 66.237.1_front_CP3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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