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Female model in a caftan

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Height x width: 17 1/8 x 13 9/16 in. (43.5 x 34.5 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2015

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, graphite and white-out on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in a highly patterned wide-sleeve full-length caftan, collarless neckline is slit down front to to bustline and tied at neck with a narrow ribbon.

Text in marker:” VERTICAL!!8 3/8 comb. L & tone 65 screen Bwergdorf’s Design Thai 4/29 13097 490 3074”

Stamps: “See Overlay” “Tonight Insert”

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