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Sketch from couture sketch book

Courrèges deep-V long shirt

about 1969
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by André Courrèges (French, born in 1923)


Length x width: 35 x 27 cm (13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Woman wearing hat, deep V-neck till belly button exposes breasts, two strips across chest, long sleeves with embroidery along side of arm, long pants. Text on paper: “Courrèges” (top left).


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