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Female model in belted dress

American
1980s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Dimensions

Height x width: 23 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. (60 x 46 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2091

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting a female model in wide belted dress with deep v-neck collar line, wide lapels, long cuffed sleeves, belt has oversize buckle, skirt is short very full with flounce of sheer polka-dot fabric perhaps over petticoats

Written in marker along bottom: “04 #87705 Party dress DT 4/12 MVT 12 x 2
Rimini Dress”

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