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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Display Featuring Plaid Woman's Top and Solid Skirt by Tina Leser and Costumed Wire Figure

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Tina Leser (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

August 23 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a plaid dress designed by Tina Leser on a mannequin styled with hat and handbag. The background features a figure made of chicken wire and costumed in fabric in the fashion of a Scottish Highlander costume. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "BONWITS FOR CASHMERE, blanket plaids and wools touched with cashmere by Tina Leser Sports Floor, the Fifth."

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/August 23, 1955/8820m Virginia Roehl/Bonwit Teller

Subject Headings

Department stores [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85037015]
Show windows [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85122112]

Location

binder 1

Identifier

KA0001_000004

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Tina Leser; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Display Featuring Plaid Woman's Top and Solid Skirt by Tina Leser and Costumed Wire Figure. August 23 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Oct 2018.

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