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Sketch from couture sketch book

YSL wrap dress and fur coat

American
about 1969
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008)


Dimensions

Length x width: 35 x 27.5 cm (13 3/4 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2289.18

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Two women. Left: wrap dress with long sleeves and deep V-neckline, tied at waist with bow. Right: black skull cap, fur surrounding the neck and shoulders of double-breasted coat. Text on paper: “YSL 68” (left of figure); “68” (top 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