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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Mother's Day Themed Window Display Featuring "BB Doll Mother" Statue and Mother's Day Gifts

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller Mother's Day themed window display featuring a statue of a mother wearing a bath towel, surrounded by clothing items, jewelry, perfume, and other Mother's Day gift ideas. The set up of the display features different square tiers that are wrapped in giftwrapping paper. This window is a part of a series which displays different types of mother figures; this one is the "BB doll mother". A banner at the bottom reads: "How do you figure Mother? Is she a pin-up, a BB Doll? Her special Bonwit gift will figure high on Mother's Day."

Inscription

Virginia Roehl Studio/ Display News Service/316 East 59th Street/ N.Y.22 EL. 5-5430/ 431

Location

box 1 folder 6

Identifier

KA0001_000476

Citation

Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Mother's Day Themed Window Display Featuring "BB Doll Mother" Statue and Mother's Day Gifts. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 May 2019.

Use Restrictions

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 




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