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Two female models in leisurewear: pajamas and shift, wearing flats

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Length x width: 43 x 34 cm (16 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, black pastel on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting two female models in leisurewear:

Left: in pajama set with contrasting piping trim has elbow length sleeve boat neckline loose tunic over wide pants

Right: in tailored straightline shift trimmed in piping, fastened in front, wide cap sleeves, skirt slit up center, belted at waist with ringed sash, worn with sandals

Text in pencil, ink and marker: “VERTICAL” left) “GEOFFREY BEENE 13135” (right)

Signature in marker at left: “KPB”


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