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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Display Featuring a Solid Women's Ensemble by Tina Leser

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 a solid dress designed by Tina Leser on a mannequin styled with a hat. The background features a figure made of chicken wire that is draped in fabric and is wearing a feather bonnet evocative of 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 23rd/1437-5/Worsinger/Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 1

Identifier

KA0001_000011

Citation

Tina Leser; Worsinger; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Display Featuring a Solid Women's Ensemble by Tina Leser. August 23 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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