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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Satin Ensemble by Mollie Parnis with Illustrated Panel in Background

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

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

Date

October 5 1954

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a satin dress by Mollie Parnis. Behind the mannequin is an illustrated panel of a skeleton made up of incongruous components, like a clock and a bird. The mannequin is wearing a green satin dress, a fur wrap, heeled shoes, long gloves, a satin headpiece and jewelry. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Art in a Fashion Mood... our green satin study by Young Couture designer Mollie Parins. Designers Sixth Floor"

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ 10/5/54/ 6848m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000237

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Mollie Parnis; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Satin Ensemble by Mollie Parnis with Illustrated Panel in Background. October 5 1954. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 16 Jul 2019.

Use Restrictions

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