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Female model halter top, belted shorts and jacket ensemble, scarf, hat, heels gloves and bangle bracelet

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Published by Vogue magazine


Length x width: 64 x 48 cm (25 3/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, white gouache and black pastel on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in polka dot halter top and scarf, belted pinstripe bermuda shorts, open jacket fitted at waist with wide lapels,button at front and side pockets, sandal heels, small brimmed straw hat, gloves and bangle bracelet.

Text in pencil and marker:: “BERGDORFS” (left); “VOGUE RITZIA” (right).

Signature at right in marker: “KPB”


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