Requires Photography

Female model in long gown worn under a long tunic, heels

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Height x width: 16 15/16 x 13 3/8 in. (43 x 34 cm)

Accession Number

2009.1999

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in long straight gown with oversize turtleneck collar, worn under a contrasting dark fabric long over tunic split up sides to the hip, collarless scoop neckline, small buttons run down front opening to the hip, sleeves are wider at wrists, worn with heels

Text in marker and pencil: ” 8 1/4 VERTICAL 482 65 screen comb. L & tone Bergdorf’s NRI 7/25 3248 13382 49% 485”

Stamp: “insert tonight”

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