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Sketch from couture sketch book

Courrèges black and white mini dress

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 headband, black and white minidress with panel of white down center front, mid calf boots. Text on paper: “Courrèges” (right bottom corner); “21” (right).


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