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Female model wearing Hanae Mori dress, stole and heels

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Hanae Mori (Japanese, born in 1926), Designed for Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Length x width: 64 x 40.5 cm (25 3/16 x 15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.1869

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in heels, sheer flowing scarf over long gown with bold leaf pattern, bra style empire bodice layered with small ruffles has spaghetti straps

Text in pencil, marker an ink on paper: “1/23 38 COP. 110SC 52051” (top right on tape), “BERGDORFS HANAE MORI 15926” (lower right).

Signature in marker on right:”KPB”

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