Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

Long scarf and low cut evening 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

2009.3844.103

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Woman wearing skull cap, scarf around neck reaching up to nose, evenign gown with spaghetti straps, low cust front, style lines from under bust to floor. Text: “FEMMES D’AUJORD’HUI DE VILMORIN: $ DUCHESSE. F.F. PEGGY ROCHE ELLE JACQUES DELAHAYE HELENE DU TURKHEIM.” (RIGHT).

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