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

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

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

Date

August 23 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

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."

Inscription

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

Location

binder 1

Identifier

KA0001_000003

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Tina Leser; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Display Featuring Plaid Woman's Ensemble by Tina Leser with Scottish Highlander Costume. August 23 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 23 Jul 2019.

Use Restrictions

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