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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Swimwear by Bill Blass with Large Oyster Shell on Mannequin's Head

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Bill Blass (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

January 10 1967

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring swimwear by Bill Blass. The mannequin is wearing a one piece swimsuit with a large bow on the pelvis. The mannequin has a large oyster shell on its head, with a pearl positioned where its head should be. A banner at the bottom of the display reads: "Coquillage... the new seascape art by Bill Blass at Bonwit's sports floor the fifth."

Inscription

41638;Bonwit Teller/ 5th Avenue Windows/ Jan 10, 1967/ NYC/ Jan 10th 1967

Location

binder 3

Identifier

KA0001_000221

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Bill Blass; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Swimwear by Bill Blass with Large Oyster Shell on Mannequin's Head. January 10 1967. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Jul 2019.

Use Restrictions

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