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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwitt Teller Display Featuring Women's Suit by Christian Dior

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Christian Dior (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

September 13 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's suit designed by Christian Dior styled on a mannequin with a leather purse, and a fur shawl. The background features an abstract painting of trees. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Suit magnificance from Bonwit's collections. Fourth Floor Suit Salon. this by Christian Dior."

Inscription

fifth Avenue/September 13/8948m 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_000016

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Christian Dior; Dan Arje. Bonwitt Teller Display Featuring Women's Suit by Christian Dior . September 13 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 17 Jan 2019.

Use Restrictions

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