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Female model in matching ensemble of skirt, top and scarf

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 17 1/8 x 13 in. (43.5 x 33 cm)

Accession Number

2009.1998

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, white-out, graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in matching small print skirt and top ensemble: collared top is open at neck , the button placket reaches midway down front, top is tapered at waist and falls to the hips, narrow sleeves are finished with a wide wristband,worn with long matching scarf tied at neck, the skirt appears cut on the bias, falls in soft folds to below the knee

Text in marker and pencil: “95% 450 3050 65 screen comb. L & tone Bergdorf’s VERTICAL Robert Jones 7/12 13367”

Stamp: ” Tonight insert”

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