Requires Photography

Sketch from couture sketch book

Sleeveless black velvet dress

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

2009.3844.187

Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Woman wearing spagehtti strap black velvet dress with slit up center front. Black heels with poitn at toe and staps over foot/around ankle. Text: “71 BL. VELV.” (top 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