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Female model's head with turban and ethnic-style necklace

January 6, 1984 (publication date)
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Illustrating design by Marla Buck, Illustrating design by Yves Saint Laurent (French (born in Algeria), 1936–2008), For House of Saint Laurent (French, founded 1961), Illustrating design by Vigneri, Client Fairchild Publications, Published by W Magazine


Overall: 66 x 51 cm (26 x 20 1/16 in.) Framed: 80.3 x 66.4 cm (31 5/8 x 26 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Colored pencil and black marker on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Appeared in the article entitled: “The Exotics ” (W Magazine) (color)
YSL scarf/turban
Marla Buck necklace
Vigneri earrings (plexi over metallic leaf)


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