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Female child model in two tops layered, pants, platform sandals and purse

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Height x width: 23 1/16 x 17 11/16 in. (58.5 x 45 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, black pastel on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female child model in casual separates: collarless top, printed shirt with rolled up sleeves worn open with tails tied in front, full pants, gathered into wide waistband, taper to ankle and are tied with ribbons from the platform sandals, a cinched bag purse hangs from waist

Text in pencil and marker: “VERTICAL reduce to 6 1/2 Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. line & tone 2/14”

Paper appears torn from a larger piece, some writing fragmented


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