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

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 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 military outfit including a jacket with tasseled shoulder pads, a hat, leather boots and a sword. The women’s ensemble consists of high waisted pants, button down shirt, and heeled shoes. A film reel has unraveled at the mannequins’ feet and one holds a length of the film strip. 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/ October 19, 1954

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000253

Citation

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

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