Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

Text on paper color topper

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

2009.3844.121

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): “PAGE COLOUR 4 & 5/ TOPPER/ DONE/ YSL #1 02 2\VELVET SCHIAP TOPPER/ YSL #83 PLAID PLVSH TOPPER/ RICCI WH. WOOL TOPPER/ YSL #52 CHINESE SKI JACKET/ YSL NORMAN PEASANT SMOCK BROWN VELVET/ DONE/ P 4 & 5 COLOR BODY DRESS/ DIOR #65 RED/ YSL 60 CAMELIA/ RICCI #26 PURPLE/ CARDIN RUST BROWN PUMPKIN”

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