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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)


August 23 1955

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


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."


Fifth Avenue/August 23rd/1437-5/Worsinger/Bonwit Teller


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