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

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


March 29 1955

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photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


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."


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


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