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Female model in evening ensemble: top, skirt and heels

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


Height x width: 24 13/16 x 19 5/16 in. (63 x 49 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker and ink wash on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in romantic evening ensemble:white peasant style top with scoop ruffled neckline and full sleeves gathered into a ruffle at wrist, it’s tucked into a full long dark skirt tied at waist with a long sash arranged in a bow and fabric appears to be taffeta, pointed shoes

Text in pencil and marker: “4762 65 screen comb L & Tone Bergdorf 306 VERTICAL Jupe 10/14/76

Stamp: “tonight 1 insert”


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