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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Mother's Day Window Display Featuring Mother Statue, Candlebras, Tea Sets and Other 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 window display featuring a statue of a mother in a jumpsuit, robe, slippers, and pearls, with hoop earrings and a cigarette holder. The display consists of different sized square platforms that are wrapped in giftwrapping paper. The platforms contain candle holders, tea set, decorative figurines, and other Mother's Day gift ideas. A banner at the bottom reads: "How do you figure Mother? Is she a darling, a dear, a just plain jane (wow)? 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/ 432

Subject Headings

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

Location

box 1 folder 6

Identifier

KA0001_000477

Citation

Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Mother's Day Window Display Featuring Mother Statue, Candlebras, Tea Sets and Other Mother's Day Gifts. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Mar 2019.

Use Restrictions

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




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