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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Display Featuring a Solid Women's Ensemble by Tina Leser and Glass and Fabric Panel in the Background

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Dan Arje (compiler)
Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Adele Simpson (designer)

Date

23 Aug 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a solid suit designed by Tina Leser on a mannequin styled with a hat and fur shawl. The background features a fabric and glass panel structure. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Modern design. Bonwit's long-bodied Postillion Suits... this by Adele Simpson, Fourth Floor Suit Salon."

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/August 23rd/8842M/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_000012

Citation

Dan Arje; Virginia Roehl; Adele Simpson. Bonwit Teller Display Featuring a Solid Women's Ensemble by Tina Leser and Glass and Fabric Panel in the Background. 23 Aug 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Jun 2018.

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