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Female model in Fendi coat, hat, hose and heels

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designed by Fendi (Italian, founded in 1925), Published by Vogue magazine


Length x width: 64 x 48.5 cm (25 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash and white-out on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in a veiled toque, coat with standing collar. bows down center front, all-over pattern, heels with ankle strap.

Text at left in pencil and marker: “VERTICAL/ FENDI/ 17193”

Text at bottom in marker:”HOLD ALL DETAIL” (bottom); “VOGUE”

Signature at right in marker: “KPB”


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