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Sketch from couture sketch book

Text on paper color

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

2009.3844.120

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Text on paper (from top, left to right): “P.1 COLOUR/ DIOR BLACK SUIT- RED BLOUSE - SPOT COLOUR/ YSL #65 ELEPHANT GREY PROUST/ YSL #72 PEACH TAFFETA/ GIVENCHY MULTI COLOUR CHENILLE BL. DRESS/ GIVENCHY 1072 BL. LONG EVENING MIRO/ CARDIN BL. SHIRT WH. SKIRT SPOT COLOUR/ RICCI #2D GREEN COAT/ PLEATED DRESS/ P 4 & 5 DOLMAN/ DONE COLOUR/ UNGARO COAT #65/ GIVENCHY 1012 DOTTED PANNE CHIFFON/ RICCI #47 BL. SWEATER DRESS/ CARDIN #200 PURPLE, PINK, GREY BATWING/ PAGE 4 & 5 TENT/ DONE COLOUR/ DIOR #101 CERISE JUMPER/ YSL 64/ BROWN CHIFFON/ GIVENCHY 1025 RED CHIFFON/ CARDIN 160 PLEATED TENT”

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