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Sketch from couture sketch book

Sumer crepe dress

American
about 1966
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Nina Ricci (Italian (active in France), 1883–1970)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.3844.46

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Woman with elfish face wearing mid length summer dress with thin straps near neck, tied at waist with bow. Text: “RICCI CREPE” (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