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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's and Men's Ensemble Inspired by Beau Brummell's "Dandyism"

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

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

Date

October 19 1954

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring both women's and men's ensembles. The display features a blue painted back-wall with a floor designed to emulate marble. The men's ensemble is based upon Beau Brummell, a man famed for his fashion and "Dandyism". It consists of a long coat, waistcoat, tight pants, ruffled undershirt, and top hat. The woman’s ensemble consists of high waisted pants with a flowery brooch on the waistband, a button down shirt and opened toed heeled shoes. A reel of film is unraveled on the floor. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Our hats off to Beau Brummell... Dandy Parts by Casino... Sports Fifth Floor."

Inscription

Fifth Avenue Windows -/ October 19, 1954

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000252

Citation

Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's and Men's Ensemble Inspired by Beau Brummell's "Dandyism" . October 19 1954. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 16 Nov 2019.

Use Restrictions

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