‘‘It is not a dress she chose by accident. The women run that society. The women symbolize power,’’ Henestrosa said.
The dress became her signature look in her many self-portraits — copied by women worldwide.
‘‘This is going to amplify her influence much more,’’ said Trujillo, the museum director.
Associated Press writer Isaac Garrido contributed to this report.
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