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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Linen Dress by Stella Sloat and Vegetable Mask

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Stella Sloat (designer)
William J. Cunningham (designer)
Dan Arje (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

1948 – 1973

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring knee length sleeveless dress by Stella Sloat. The ensemble also includes heels, earrings and an elaborate garden-themed mask constructed from paper vegetables. Display includes a wooden lattice frame. A banner at the bottom of the display that reads: "How does your garden grow? With flower colored linens by Stella Sloat. Sports floor the fifth."

Inscription

39296M (illegible);Bonwit Teller/ 721 5th Avenue/ New York City 10022/ New York/ Display Director: Dan Arje/ One of a series of windows with simple linen dresses as merchandise masks for the manikins were made of paper vegetables + ribbons/ Masks by Bill Cunningham + Sebastian

Location

binder 3

Identifier

KA0001_000215

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Stella Sloat; William J. Cunningham; Dan Arje; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Linen Dress by Stella Sloat and Vegetable Mask. 1948 – 1973. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 14 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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