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Curly haired female model wears three-piece ensemble

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designed by WiilieWear, Designed for Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Length x width: 41.9 x 33 cm (16 1/2 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

2009.1903

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, graphite and white-out on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting curly haired model in loose-fitting 3/4 sleeve jacket, strapless blouse, bow tied around waist, flowing skirt, hits below knee.

Text on left in pencil and marker: “BEVERLY WILLIAMS/ II 15900 D.O.H.T/ F/ COMB. HINE + TONE/ HOLD BLACKS/ SOLID/ BERGDROFS/ 65 SCREEN/ 6 5/8”

Text bottom right in marker: “WILBURN WILLI WEAR/ EVENING/ 12/8/77”

Provenance

The artist; gift of the artist to the MFA. (Accession date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Kenneth Paul Block, made possible with the generous assistance of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf