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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Yellow Negligee with Christmas Tree Headpiece [Retail Reporting Copy]

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

December 2 1958

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's nightwear ensemble and Christmas themed headpiece. The window itself is framed in greenery studded with miniature lights. The mannequin is wearing a yellow negligee and a festive headpiece composed of Christmas balls.

Inscription

Bonwit Teller, New York/ Dis. Dir: Gene Moore/ Gift negligees/ Notice the interesting interlaced top panel of bug-lighted greenery/ Each window in this current series features a different color negligee and matches it with the same color lights flooding the 'snow' covered floor. The figure wears a Christmassy glass ball headpiece. The win-/ are framed with greenery studded with miniature lights. The wall is painted blue and flooded with blue lights from floor troughs. Card Copy: At home for Christmas... Bonwit beauties for winter's night./ A December 1958 issue/ Printed in the U.S.A./ 12-2-1958-22C/ Views & Reviews retail Reporting Bureau Milton B. Conhaim, Inc. 101 Fifth Avenue, New York 3;One of a series of windows done prior to our specific Christmas windows... eight windows with a single figure, each with a "Christmas-tree headpiece"... that matched the negligee...

Location

binder 3

Identifier

KA0001_000231

Citation

Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Yellow Negligee with Christmas Tree Headpiece [Retail Reporting Copy]. December 2 1958. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 10 Dec 2019.

Use Restrictions

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