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Female model in blouse, pants with suspenders, socks, sandals, ribbons in pigtails

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


Height x width: 23 5/8 x 19 1/8 in. (60 x 48.5 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash on pastel paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in button down open collared blouse with front pockets and sleeves rolled above elbow worn with wide straight rolled up pants high waisted with buttons above fly held up by wide striped susenders, in socks and sandals

Text in marker and pencil: “VERTICAL Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. line & tone Hold blacks solid 3/23/78 KENSINGTON BLUE 15944”

Stamp: “WAIT ORDER 8 AM Monday iNSERT 4993”


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