Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble with Belted Skirt, Matching Scarf and Bird Themed Mask
Bonwit Teller & Co
(photographer)William J. Cunningham
8 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's ensemble and an elaborate bird themed mask. The display includes soil covered flooring and woody vines in the background. The mannequin is wearing a belted skirt with matching scarf, brooch, bracelet, and heels. It is also wearing a large mask composed of layers of feathers and a beak. A banner at the bottom of the display reads: "Call of the Outdoors... Supreme fall plumage from Bonwit's sports floor the fifth. Separates collection shown 16.00 to 50.00 each.” Bird masks likely designed by Bill Cunningham, identified only as "William J."
Bonwit Teller/ 27344 Malan;Window Display Interiors Commercial Photographs/Nick Malan Studio/ Photography/ 242 Lexington Ave. New York 16/ Lexington 2-0675
Department stores [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85037015]
Show windows [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85122112]
box 1 folder 7
Nick Malan; William J. Cunningham; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble with Belted Skirt, Matching Scarf and Bird Themed Mask.
after 1947. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 22 Jan 2019
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