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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Emerald Green Theater Outfit and Surrealist Background Illustration [Retail Reporting Copy]

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

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

Date

October 4 1954

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring an emerald green theater outfit. This window also features an enlarged, surrealist illustration in the background. The figure represented in the illustration seems to be some sort of 'muse connected with music'. The display also features a blue wall with white flower petals scattered on the floor. The mannequin wears the emerald green dress and little jacket and is accessorized with white gloves and fur accents.

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ October 4, 1954/ Bonwit Teller/ Dresses/ Dis. Dir: Gene Moore/ Setup: Surrealistic enlarged reproductions are used in a series of windows at Bonwit's. This one appears to be some sort of muse 'connected' with music. White flower petals are scattered over the floor. Wall: Painted blue. The single mannequin wears an emerald green theater outfit, stunningly accessorized with white. The beauty of this window is that no women looking at it will miss a single detail of the merchandise or how it is worn./ An October 1954 Issue/ Printed in the U.S.A./ 10-4-54-43C/ Views & Reviews/ Retail Reporting Bureau/ Milton B. Conhaim, Inc. 101 Fifth Ave., N.Y.3

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000248

Citation

Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Emerald Green Theater Outfit and Surrealist Background Illustration [Retail Reporting Copy]. October 4 1954. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Nov 2019.

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