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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Dress and Men's Suit 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 black suit with a long jacket, white button down, and dress shoes. The women’s ensemble consists of a mid-length dress, large necklace, and heeled open toed shoes. A reel of film lies unraveled on the ground next to the mannequins. 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_000255

Use Restrictions

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


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