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Female model in dress and belt

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Leslie


Height x width: 25 3/16 x 18 7/8 in. (64 x 48 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, white gouache, white-out on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in dark loose-fittng dress of narrow vertical stripe printed fabric, long wide sleeves gather into narrow wristbands, pointed collar is buttoned at neck over a deep open slit, the dress is midlength, it’s folds fall into a straight profile and is gathered at waist by long cords ending in tassles

Text in pencil: “VERTICAL Post Style Aug 24 LESLIE #11996”


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