Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

YSL dress with ruffles and flowers

American
about 1966
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008)


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (35 x 27 cm)

Accession Number

2009.3844.150

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Girl smelling the flowers wearing flower wreath in her hair, long prairie dress with leg of mutton sleeves, ruffles under bottom of bodice at hips, long, full skirt with two tiers of ruffles underneath. Text: “YSL” (left corner).

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