Last year, Twitter users went crazy over a viral photo of a dress that looked either white and gold or blue and black.
Another dress is now causing a frenzy on the internet of a black Victorian gown changed colors when submerged under the Dead Sea, the Independent reports.
Sigalit Landau, an Israeli artist, put a black dress into the salty Dead Sea—which borders Israel—for two months, two years ago and the salt crystals in the water transformed the dress into a white color.
Entitled Salt Bride, Israeli artist Sigalit Landau decided to submerge a black gown in the Dead Sea for 2 months in 2014. pic.twitter.com/k36wFF9JXA— John Evans (@Distinctboxes) October 24, 2017
The Dead Sea is 1,407 feet below sea level and is more salty than the ocean.
London’s Marlborough Contemporary gallery is displaying photos of the transformed dress until September 3.
The dress is now being known as the “Salt Bride” because of its bridal-like appearance and photos of the dress are trending on social media.
The replica dress mirrors the costume worn by Leah in the play “The Dybbuk,” which is about a young bride’s soul haunted by an evil spirit.
“In Landau’s Salt Bride series, Leah’s black garb is transformed underwater as salt crystals gradually adhere to the fabric,” the gallery said.
“Over time, the sea’s alchemy transforms the plain garment from a symbol associated with death and madness into the wedding dress it was always intended to be.”
It’s remarkable how a sea of water can morph a dress into a completely different color in just two months.
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