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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Display Featuring Plaid Woman's Ensemble by Tina Leser with Scottish Highlander Costume

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Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Tina Leser (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)


August 23 1955

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photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Bonwit Teller window display featuring a plaid dress designed by Tina Leser on a mannequin styled with a hat and handbag. The background features a figure fashioned out of chicken wire, with fabric wrapped around it and a feather bonnet evocative of a male Scottish Highlander costume. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "BONWITS FOR CASHMERE, blanket plaids and wools touched with cashmere by Tina Leser Sports Floor, the Fifth."


Fifth Avenue/August 23, 1955/8820m Virginia Roehl/Bonwit Teller


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