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Two women wearing multi-patterned ensembles

Illustrated by Kenneth Paul Block (American, 1925–2009), Designer Carol Horn


Length x width: 41.9 x 33 cm (16 1/2 x 13 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black marker, ink wash, graphite, white-out on paper

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings


Fashion illustration

Fashion illustration depicting two female models:

Left: Model wears skull cap, multi-patterned short sleeved top, vest over, full bias-cut skirt, high heeled boots.

Right: Model wears multi-patterned top with gather at neck, loose sleeves, wide legged pants. Text on paper: “11/4/75” (top right); “VELOX/ LEAVE THIS IN/ 11” = 12”/ AND 16 3/4” = 16 1/4/ 109/ 97/ CAROL HORN/ VERTICAL” (left).

Written top left in marker  “11/4/75”

Written along right in blue pencil: “VERTICAL”

Written bottom right in pencil and ink: ” VELOX leave this in 11”=12” and 16 3/4=161/4 109 97 65 screen combo

Signatures at bottom right in marker: ” KPB Carol Horn”


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