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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Patterned Women's Dress by Molly Parnis Styled with Roller Skates and Richard Avedon Inspired Male Mannequin

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Mollie Parnis (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

April 30 1957

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's dress by Molly Parnis. The patterned dress is styled on a mannequin with a large hat and bracelets. The mannequin is also wearing roller skates and holding balloons. There is a spotlight on the female mannequin, and to the side of the display in the shadows, stands a male mannequin that is meant to resemble famed fashion photographer Richard Avedon. Avedon's mannequin is holding a camera and there are also used boxes of film scattered on the floor near the mannequin's feet.

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/April 23 1957/Virginia Roehl/Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 2

Identifier

KA0001_000104

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Mollie Parnis; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Patterned Women's Dress by Molly Parnis Styled with Roller Skates and Richard Avedon Inspired Male Mannequin. April 30 1957. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 13 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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