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Two femal models in casual fall/winter separates: left model in sweater , pants, coat, boots and hood : right model in shirt, knickers, boots, turtleneck or hood and hooded coat

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), For Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Height x width: 24 x 18 1/2 in. (61 x 47 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, graphite and black pastel on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting two female models in fall/winter casual separates:

Left model in wide gaucho pants over high flat boots, cable knit crewneck pullover sweater, loose fit car coat with high collar and buttons down front, head and neck covered by a wimple

Right model: in plaid collared shirt with ’40s style buttoned flap pockets, loose knickers fitted at waistband with full legs gathered into wide bands below knee, over high flat boots, worn under loose-fitting hooded striped wool coat with front pockets, it’s long slide slits suggest a poncho look, the edges of coat are welted; under hood model wears a dickey or wimple

Text in pencil and marker: ” Wed. 8/25 1:00 P.M. Miss Wells 65 screen comb. L & Tone Hold all blacks solid Bergdorf’s VERTICAL KPB”

Paper tear at 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