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Female model Halston open leg jumpsuit and heels

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Roy Halston Frowick, known as Halston (American, 1932–1990)


Length x width: 64 x 48.5 cm (25 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in simple open leg jumpsuit: deep v-neckline, long sleeves, tie around waist, pant legs with slits up center, strappy heels.

Text in pencil, ink and marker on paper: “VERTICAL” (left); “3936 TONIGHT INSERT DM CC O.K. V.K. KPB DEPT. 28 #14543 HALSTON” (left). “BERGDORF/ 65 SCREEN/ COMB HINE + TONE HOLD BLACKS/ SOLID” (bottom right); “810” (top right).


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