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Female model wearing matching skirt and bodice, wrapped in hooded shawl wearing opaque hose

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designed by Carolina Herrera (Venezuelan (active in the United States) born in 1939)


Height x width: 24 x 18 7/8 in. (61 x 48 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash and black pastel on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in matching plaid long sleeve bodice and straight skirt, shoulders and head covered by hooded plaid shawl edged with fringe, wearing opaque hose and sunglasses

Written in in pencil bottom left: “Hererra”
Written in marker at right “KPB”


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