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female model striped stole and long skirt worn with plain blouse and heels

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


Length x width: 41.9 x 33 cm (16 1/2 x 13 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 collared shirt with buttons down center front, stripe print full floor length skirt sits at waist with buttons center front, worn with matching fabric stole and T-strap heels

Text in marker pencil and ink: “VERTICAL,” “#FORD 13817” “12/2” “TONIGHT INSERT 5254” (left); “65 SCREEN/ COMB. L + TONE/ HOLD/ BLACKS/ SOLID/ BERGDORFS/ C” “395” (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