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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Display Featuring Plaid and Solid Women's Ensembles by Tina Leser with Wire Figure

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Tina Leser (designer)
Worsinger (photographer)
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  plaid and solid dresses designed by Tina Leser on mannequins styled with hats and handbags. The background features a figure fashioned out of chicken wire that is wearing fabric that is evocative of a male Scottish Highlander costume on chicken wire. 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 23rd/1437-5/Worsinger/Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 1

Identifier

KA0001_000010

Citation

Tina Leser; Worsinger; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Display Featuring Plaid and Solid Women's Ensembles by Tina Leser with Wire Figure . August 23 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Jul 2019.

Use Restrictions

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