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: "Andy Warhol."
Gift of Abraham & Straus
Textured white (turned to brown) paper with red and white striped binding; appliqued with four large yellow and black silk-screened bananas
A-line; knee-length; short sleeves; wide scoop neck; bananas applied to front and back of dress; inscribed in block letters "Andy Warhol"
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Andy Warhol (American, 1928-1987). Banana dress, 1966. Paper Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Abraham & Straus, 66.237.2. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.237.2_front_CP3.jpg)
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