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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

Use Restrictions

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 


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