Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

Text on paper YSL

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

2009.3844.111

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Text on paper (beginning at top, from left to right): “GATHERS + DOUBLE RUFFLE/ SCULPTED GOLD BUCKLE/ NORMAN PEASANT/ YSL GABRIELLE 10 - 1030/ # ELEPHANT GRAY PROUST (SWATCH)/ 72 PEACH TAFFETA/ 68 TAPESTY WOOL SUIT/ #2 VELVET TOPPER/ 83 PLAID PLUSH TOPPER/ 52 CHINESE SKI JACKET/ 71 BLACK VELVET SUIT - WHITE SATIN”

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