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Female model in matching two-piece print casual ensemble, matching scarf, sandals and straw hat

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Published by The New York Times


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.1987

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in print two-piece casual ensemble: loose t-shape top has wide armholes created from open sides that are attached below arms at three points, tied at waist; it appears that top may may have short side slits, the hem trimmed with a wide band of white, worn over wide pajama style pants falling to mid calf,with a shawl in matching print tied in front, worn with sandals and a wide brimmed picture hat trimmed with flowers

Text in ink and pencil: “VERTICAL CYGNE #16491”

Stamp: “Times 5/16”

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