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Sketch from couture sketch book

Long patterned dress blowing in wind

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


Dimensions

Length x width: 34 x 25.5 cm (13 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.3837

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Woman wears long sleeves dress, fits through shoulders, drapes over bust, flows to floor length; v-shaped but in neck; all-over floral pattern. Text: “4 3/8” ” (right); “3” BLOCK” (bottom)

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