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Sketch from couture sketch book

Long scarf and low cut evening dress

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

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).


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