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Sketch from couture sketch book

Floral patterned robe with dark dress underneath

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


Dimensions

Length x width: 35.5 x 27.5 cm (14 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.3838

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Woman wearing floral patterned robe tied in knot at waist, wears dark dress under, heels. Text: “6 1/2” ” (right), “4 1/2” 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