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Female model in top, pants, heels and jacket

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


Height x width: 25 3/8 x 18 7/8 in. (64.5 x 48 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in matching pants and jacket ensemble: white shirt with small Peter Pan collar opened, fastened down front with invisible closures, dark pants have slight fullness gathered into a prominent waistband with two buttons and front fly, legs droop over ankles, hip length collared jacket has button placket down front, the hem matches style of placket and waistband, slit front pockets finished with triangle applique at ends, shoulder fullness gathered into epaulets. full sleeves have wristbands turned back, worn with heels

Text in ink, pencil and marker:” VERTICAL 6 1/2 275 Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. line & tone Hold blacks solid BEGED-OR #16813”


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