Dec 16, 2019
Dec 16, 2019

Black Dress

SMS: A Collection of Multiples, vol. 1

Black Dress


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James Lee Byars

(American, 1940–1997)

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Letter Edged in Black Press

Model of "Friendship Dress," meant to accommodate four people. Black tissue in envelope with photographic portraits.

James Parmelee Fund 2008.157.1.a


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