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Female model dress, hose and heels

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designed by David Hare (American, 1917–1992), Designed for Marshall Maynard Fredericks (American, 1908–1998)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.1882

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in cowl neck full A-line dress with short butterfly sleeves band side pockets, worn with T-strap heels and bangle braclet.

Text in pencil and marker: “VELOXES/ 17” = 7 1/2 = 8 ” = 8 1/2”/ 2 OF EACH/ 65 SCREEN/ 43X/ 46X/ 49X” (left); “140/ 150,” “VERTICAL ,” “HARE FOR FREDERICKS,” “10/15/ 75,” “12059” (right).

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