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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Display Featuring Plaid and Solid Women's Ensembles by Tina Leser with Wire Figure

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

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

Date

23 Aug 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring  plaid and solid dresses designed by Tina Leser on mannequins styled with hats and handbags. The background features a figure fashioned out of chicken wire that is wearing fabric that is evocative of a male Scottish Highlander costume on chicken wire. 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 23rd/1437-5/Worsinger/Bonwit Teller

Subject Headings

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

Location

binder 1

Identifier

KA0001_000010

Citation

Dan Arje; Tina Leser; Worsinger. Bonwit Teller Display Featuring Plaid and Solid Women's Ensembles by Tina Leser with Wire Figure . 23 Aug 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Jun 2018.

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