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Female model in Anne Klein top,skirt,hat, espadrilles and bracelet

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Anne Klein (American, 1923–1974), Designed for Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Height x width: 64 x 48 1/2 in. (162.6 x 123.2 cm)

Accession Number

2009.1879

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, blue pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in blouse and skirt inspired by peasant Mexican dress: top has 3/4 length full sleeves with cuff, square neckline, straw waist belt with tied in front, full floor-length skirt with priented with different tiers of animal motifs, worn with espadrilles, wide brimmed straw hat and bangle bracelet

Text in marker, ink and pencil on paper: “VERTICAL” (left), ” 28” “65 SCREEN/ COMB. HINE + TONE/ HOLD BLACKS/ SOLIDS/ BERGDORFS” “5195 TONIGHT INSERT” “KLEIN #13882” (bottom/left), “285” (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