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Sketch from couture sketch book

Feathered cocktail dress

American
about 1966
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.3844.28

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Black dress: boat neck, long sleeves with buttons near the wrist, slender fit, ends mid thigh with feathers (fringe?). Text: “59 BL.” (left).

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