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Female model in belted robe and sandals

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Published by W Magazine


Height x width: 25 3/16 x 15 9/16 in. (64 x 39.5 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in monk style long cowl-neck robe with long flared sleves, full soft folds are gathered into waist by a thick tassled cord, worn with sandals

Text in pencil and marker: ” VERTICAL 6 37 1/2 For “W” Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb line & tone hold black solid 8-24 “

Paper torn from larger piece, deckled right edge has fragment of writing at bottom


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