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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

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

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

Date

May 3 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

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."

Inscription

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

Location

binder 3

Identifier

KA0001_000162

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Joseph Zalewski; Mollie Parnis; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Summer Ensemble by Mollie Parnis and Paper-Cuts by Joseph Zalewski. May 3 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 15 Oct 2019.

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