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Female model in two-piece sweater and pants ensemble under coat

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Height x width: 25 3/8 x 17 11/16 in. (64.5 x 45 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2027

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, black pastel on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in wool or felt ensemble of a turtleneck top tucked into matching pants under a thigh length car coat with large stand up lapel, open down front to reveal lining of checkboard pattern of contrasting furs, the front has four large tabs with button holes, deep side pockets, armholes are trimmed with welting and sleeves widen at wrist

Text in pencil and marker: “VERTICAL 35 4” 65 screen comb. line 7 tone hold all blacks solid Bergdorfs Sabrina 13769”

Provenance

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