Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

Text on paper Chanel navy white check

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

2009.3844.129

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): “CHANEL/ 4 NAVY & WH. CHECK/ 35 RIBBON PLAID/ 14/ BROWN VEST, PLEATED KILT/ 41 NAVY WITH SWEATER/ 79 DIAGONAL PLAID JACKET - JUMPER/ 51 GREY FLANNEL/ 34 THE DRESS/ 89 P BLACK SUIT (CREPE) WH. RUFFLES/ 57 RED DRESS/ 67 BROWN SATIN DRESS/ 19 CERISE CHIFFON/ 72 BEIGE WOOL DRESS/ 97 FUR LINED TWEED-BEIGE CREPE DRESS/ 5 CREPE DRESS (SATIN?)/ 39 GREY VELVET & CREPE DRESS (WH. SATIN COLLAR)/ 11 BL. VELVET SUIT-SHORT (WH. BLOUSE)/ 36 LONG ISADORA DRESS & CAPE/ BR. VELV- WH. PAILLETTED DINNER SUIT”

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