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Sketch from couture sketch book

Rust printed chiffon

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


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Long scarf tied around neck, open long sleeved shirt to expose breast, square pockets over bust, high waisted skirt with slits up side seams to reveal wide pant les. Text: “103 RUST PRINTED CHIFFON” (upper 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