Two female models wearing Mort Shraeder skirt and jacket ensembles, scarfs, hose and heels
Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009)
Length x width: 64 x 48.5 cm (25 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Black marker, ink wash, white gouache, pencil on paper
Not On View
Fashion illustration depicting two female models in Mort Shraeder skirt and jacket ensembles:
Left: herringbone jacket with one button and lapels, full skirt hits mid calf, pinstripe tights, heels.
Right: woman wearing sport jacket with zipper center front and pulls around neck, full skirt, pinstripe tights, heels.
Text in ink, marker and pencil on paper: “VERTICAL” (left); “BERGDORFS/ 65 SCREEN/ COMB. HINE + TONE/ HOLD BLACKS/ SOLID” “SEPT. 4/ MORT SHRAEDER 15226” “JACKET/ TOO BOXY/ MORE RUFFLE” (bottom); “780” (top right).
The artist; gift of the artist to the MFA. (Accession date: March 25, 2009)
Gift of Kenneth Paul Block, made possible with the generous assistance of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf