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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Dress 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 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 red coat, white shirt and pants, and black boots. The women’s ensemble consists of a red dress, matching jewelry, and heeled shoes. A film reel has unraveled on the floor. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Our hats off to Beau Brummell... Dandy Parts by Casino."

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ October 19, 1954

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000254

Citation

Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Dress 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. 10 Dec 2019.

Use Restrictions

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