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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Skirt Suit by Christian Dior and Construction Drill

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

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

Date

February 4 1957

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring women's skirt suit by Christian Dior, styled on a mannequin with a hat and pearl jewelry. The mannequin is posed holding a construction jackhammer--breaking apart a concrete slab in the shape of a heart.  A banner at the bottom of the display reads "A good designer suit is the heart of the matter in fashion by Christian Dior. Fifth Floor, Suit Saloon."

Inscription

fifth Avenue/February 4 1957/1989A Virginia Roehl/Bonwit Teller

Subject Headings

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

Location

binder 2

Identifier

KA0001_000072

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Christian Dior; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Skirt Suit by Christian Dior and Construction Drill. February 4 1957. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 17 Jan 2019.

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