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Sketch from couture sketch book

All purple outfit

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

2009.3844.160

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Skull cap, double breasted coat with mandarin collar, shoulder flaps, tie at waist, pockets on either hip. Heels. Text: “ALL PURPLE” (left).

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