Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

All-over patterned long dress

American
mid 20th–20th century
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Dimensions

Length x width: 45.5 x 25.5 cm (17 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.3833

Medium or Technique

Black ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Woman with bun wears earrings, dress with collar, opening at neck, cropped sleeves, belt at waist, gathered skirt hits mid calf. Heels. Text: “7” ” (right).

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