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Female model in pajama ensemble tied with a sash, worn with flats

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


Height x width: 23 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. (60 x 46 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, graphite and white-out on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting female model in two piece sheer eisurewear pajamas, with a sash tied at waist into a bow; the collarless caftan style top has embroidered plant form by slit in front, wide sleeves falls below hips, the matching sheer wide palazzo pants are slit up front to reveal thighs, worn with patterned flats

Text in marker and pencil:” 375 Tues. May 3, 77 Dept. 15 Miss Wexler can pants appear more of a cream tone? 5779 Lauranne # 14602 VERTICAL Bergdorf’s 65 screen comb. Line & Tone Hold blacks solid”


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