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Female model in short skirt and coat, hose, heels, scarf, gloves, hat and earrings

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designed by Oscar de la Renta (American (born in the Dominican Republic), July 22, 1932), Published by The New York Times


Height x width: 24 x 18 7/8 in. (61 x 48 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, white out, black pastel on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in sjort skirt, short coat collarles v-neck with tow buttons, dark hose, heels, scarf, brimmed hat and earrings

Written at bottom in ink: “03084501”

Original has torn bottom right corner, covered with vellum, loosened from cardboard mounting, the bottom of which has written in marker: “#8450 DS Oscar de la Renta 5x21 3/18 NYT 49.8”


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