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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble by Christian Dior and Promoting the Ballet Theater

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Christian Dior (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

March 29 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's ensemble by Christian Dior. The mannequin is wearing a dress, stockings, jewelry, gloves, and heeled shoes. The background features plain curtains, and in the foregrand there is a fabric sculpture that resembles a human figure. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's grand premiere... by Christian Dior. From our Designers Sixth Floor. Grand Premier...15th Anniversary Season of the Ballet Theatre at the Metropolitan. April 12th."

Inscription

Fifth Ave/March 29 1955/7935M Virginia Roehl/Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 3

Identifier

KA0001_000147

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Christian Dior; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble by Christian Dior and Promoting the Ballet Theater. March 29 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 26 Jun 2019.

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