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Female model in evening ensemble of tunic and skirt

American
1977
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Hanae Mori (Japanese, born in 1926), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Height x width: 25 x 18 7/8 in. (63.5 x 48 cm)

Accession Number

2009.1932

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash and white pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in large scale floral print evening ensemble: Fortuny pleated tunic has flared sleeves and scoop neck finished by a bow, it is worn over a matching narrow pleated floor length skirt that puddles to floor Text in marker, pencil and ink: “VERTICAL ok VK 4-11-77 Hane Mori )Plaza) 2100 4/24/77 Sun. Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb line & tone hold black solid Hanae Mori 14589

Stamped”tonight insert”

tape residue and square hole cut out at left

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