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Female model lesiure ensemble: matching jacket and pants, top with belt, heels

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Published by The New York Times


Height x width: 25 3/16 x 19 1/8 in. (64 x 48.5 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in plain V neck tunic, neckline and hem have decortive trim, it closes to side cinched by cord belt finished with large tassels and ornamented with dangling pendant; the tunic is worn over loose pants of crazy quilt print fabric, tapered at ankle; worn with matching hip length padded open jacket, has wide sleeves and pockets; worn with heels

Text in marker and pencil: “VERTICAL TIGNINO 17163 Plaza Boutique Times 9/ 21/78 300 w”


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