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Sketch from couture sketch book

Givenchy low-waist dress with pleats

about 1966
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Hubert de Givenchy (French, born in 1927)


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Woman wearing low-waist dress with pleats on top half, and textures bottom skirt. Scarf around neck, heels with straps across the foot and ankle. Text: “GIVENHCY 1015” (top left).


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