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Female model in short dress, strappy shoes, wearing earrings and holding a scarf

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Pauline Trigère (American (born in France), 1912–2002)


Height x width: 25 x 18 7/8 in. (63.5 x 48 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, white pastel on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in midlength dress styled after a Greek chiton: edged with broad stripes, the straight neckline is gathered at points along the shoulder and gathered at waist forming wide sleeves, skirt has slits up the sides, dress is worn with strappy shoes and earrings, model holds scarf of matching fabric

Text in marker and pencil:” VERTICAL V.K. TRIGERE 13882 KPB”


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