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Female model Halston open leg jumpsuit and heels

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Roy Halston Frowick, known as Halston (American, 1932–1990)


Dimensions

Length x width: 64 x 48.5 cm (25 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.1870

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 simple open leg jumpsuit: deep v-neckline, long sleeves, tie around waist, pant legs with slits up center, strappy heels.

Text in pencil, ink and marker on paper: “VERTICAL” (left); “3936 TONIGHT INSERT DM CC O.K. V.K. KPB DEPT. 28 #14543 HALSTON” (left). “BERGDORF/ 65 SCREEN/ COMB HINE + TONE HOLD BLACKS/ SOLID” (bottom right); “810” (top 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