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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensembles with Diamond Lattice Background [Merchandise Display Copy]

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

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


May 1954

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Bonwit Teller window display featuring women's ensembles set against the backdrop of a diamond lattice structure. The two mannequins are both wearing mid length dresses and open toed heels. The dress on the right has embroidered cherries and its mannequin holds a rose. In addition to the dress, the mannequin on the left is wearing gloves, a netted veil, gloves, a necklace, and is carrying a bag. A wreath of roses is lying on the floor in between the mannequins. Includes stereoscopic slide.


Bonwit Teller/ 5th Ave. Window/ Blue carpeting. Short, narrow strips of pink and blue cardboard are stapled to each other forming large lattice panel fastened to suspended lumber pole, screening backwall. Pink, blue, green lights. "Colors picked from a modern palette - Bonwit's important designer fashions... from our Newly Decorated Sports Fifth Floor."/ E31 1954 May Issue/ Merchandise Display News/ The J.M. Biow Company/ 475 Fifth Ave., New York 17, N.Y./ U.S. Patent No. 2,360,099


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