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Female model in skirt suit, top, jacket, hat hose, bracelet

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


Height x width: 9 13/16 x 11 13/16 in. (25 x 30 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in 30s look tailored plaid skirt suit, dark turtleneck top, dark textured hose and cloche style brimmed hat: suit jacket has lapels and buttons down front with side flap pockets, below knee skirt is fastened down left front with matching buttons

Text in pencil and marker: VERTICAL 800 automatic drop-out Bergdorfs 65 screen comb. L & tone hold all blacks solid 13447

Samp: “Tuesday insert”


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