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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble by Anne Klein with Parasol and Purse, with Glass Mural by Ruth Maria Kilby

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Anne Klein (Firm) (designer)
Ruth Maria Kilby (artist)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

May 17 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's ensemble by Anne Klein. The look features a checkered blouse with bow at the neck, dress, handbag, parasol bracelets, earrings, and heels. The display also features a glass mural by artist Ruth Maria Kilby. A banner at the bottom of the display: "Bonwit is in love with our wonderful Anne Klein Junior Sophisticates on the young seventh floor. Glass murals by Ruth Maria Kilby 'Trees'."

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ May 17 1955/ 8276M Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 3

Identifier

KA0001_000230

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Anne Klein (Firm); Ruth Maria Kilby; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble by Anne Klein with Parasol and Purse, with Glass Mural by Ruth Maria Kilby. May 17 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 May 2019.

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