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Female model in plaid skirt with matching jacket, belted top, ascot and heels

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Bill Blass (American, 1922–2002), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in plaid straight wrap around skirt with matching plaid hip length jacket lined in contrasting windowpane print, a white solid hip length top with crewneck open neckline has three big buttons, worn with herringbone ascot and heels

Text in marker, pencil and pen: ” KPB “A” 65 screen Bergdorf’s 492 Bill Blass 49
8 1/4”


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