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Two female models in leisure pajama sets and shoes

Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)


Height x width: 20 7/8 x 13 9/16 in. (53 x 34.5 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, black pastel on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting two female models in splotchy printed leisure ensembles worn with toeless shoes

Left: Model’s slim hip lenth tunic top has scalloped hem, scoop neckline and spaghetti straps, worn over loose pants, worn with matching wide flowing wrap with scalloped hem and long narrow scarf at neck

Right: Full hip length tunic over loose pants worn with long full matching open jacket with wide sleeves, a soft wide scarf worn at neck

Text in marker and pencil:”VERTICAL Velox hold this lines 86 Velox 19=16 1/2 65 screen Comb. L & tone B.G. 12/7/75 Halston”

Signature in marker at left:”KPB”


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