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Female model in layered skirt ensemble worn with top and two jackets

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, graphite on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in layered skirt ensemble: dark diagonal striped teetucked into waistband of printed calf length skirt with soft folds; solid dark overshirt with lapels and rolled up sleeves under open light wool plaid jacket fringed down front with full rolled up sleeves

Text in pencil and markers: ” VERTICAL 6 3/8 Bergdorfs comb. Line & tone Hold blacks solid 65 screen Atkinson #15928 Dept. 50 2/12/78”


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