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Sketch from couture sketch book

Ricci long sleeved textured evening gown

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 with dark hair wearing evening gown with long sleeves, crew neck, fitted from neck through torso, pattern extending from right shoulder to below hips, long full skirt. Text: “RICCI 56 ROUGE” (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