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Sketch from couture sketch book

Ricci long sleeved textured evening gown

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

2009.3844.104

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

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).

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