Apparently, Frida liked to wear loose fitting clothes to accommodate and hide her mobility aids. She wore a brace to support her back and spent some time in a wheelchair. By wearing many layers of loose clothing she would have been able to hide some of her supportive clothing. This elegant dress would have been worn over a long skirt – it has been exhibited with a black full skirt underneath. She would have gone out into the world wearing her two types of body armour; one to support her body physically and another to express her love of colour and beauty ♥
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