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Two female models wearing Anne Klein patterned dresses

American
1970s
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Anne Klein (American, 1923–1974), Designed for Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Dimensions

Length x width: 41.9 x 33 cm (16 1/2 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

2009.1904

Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Left: Woman wears Eastern-inspired outfit; all-over floral pattern, long full sleeves, cuffs at wrist, buttons down center front, wide waistline, full skirt, barefoot.

Right: robe with all-over pattern, trim along edges, tied around waist, wide legged apnt, barefoot.

Text at left in blue pencil and marker: ” 16 1/8 VERTICAL/ 94 +/ 65 SCREEN/ COMB. L + TONE/ BERGDORFS” (left) “1 POS/ 95%” Text at top: ” “1 POS/ 95%”

Text at bottom right in marker and pencil:”306X7/ ANNE KLEIN/ 4/18/76/ 13035”

Signature at right in marker: “KPB”

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