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Female model dress, hose and heels

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


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).


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