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Sketch from couture sketch book

Shoes with squares and triangles on dress

about 1966
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Height x width: 13 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (35 x 27 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Top left: square with cross in center; shoe with low heel; triangle. Lower left: rectangle with two squares inside it. Right: scarf, open jacket, dress with squares and rectangles on bottom. Text on paper: “573” (top left).


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