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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Summer Ensemble by Mollie Parnis and Paper-Cuts by Joseph Zalewski

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Related people/organizations

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


May 3 1955

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Bonwit Teller window display featuring women's ensemble by Mollie Parnis for the summer season. The background features a plain wall with strong casting shadows, and a large, hanging paper sculpture by Joseph Zalensk. The mannequin is wearing a floral print dress, hat with flowers on the brim, heeled shoes, jewelry, and gloves. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Summery view of The New York Couture now at Bonwit's... dress by Mollie Parnis. Sixth Floor Salon. Paper-cuts by well-known artist. Joseph Zalenski."


Fifth Ave/May 3 1955/8149M Virginia Roehl/Bonwit Teller


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