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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Concert Ensemble by Pauline Trigère and Surrealist Music Themed Illustrated Panel [Merchandise Display Copy]

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Pauline Trigère (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

November 1954

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's ensemble by Pauline Trigere. The display is themed to promote a symphony concert, featuring a surrealist music themed illustrated panel to decorate the background. The floor has a glass marble pattern on it. The mannequin is wearing a dress with a high neck, head piece, long earrings, coat, gloves, open toed heeled shoes and holds a program in one hand. Includes stereoscopic slide. 

Inscription

L14/ Bonwit Teller - 5th Ave. Window/ November Issue 1954/ One of series featuring theatre costumes, tied in with rehearsal concert for symphony benefit. Black and white drawing of surrealist musical theme hangs in frame made of oriental carved moldings. Marbleized glass panels cover floor. Light blue backwall lighted by white lights in well under floor. Blue, pink spots. "The Bonwit concert-goer listens well, looks beautiful in our elegant costume."/ Merchandise Display News/ The J. M. Biow Company/ 475 Fifth Ave., New York 17, N. Y/ U.S. Patent No 2,360,099

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000260

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Pauline Trigère; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Concert Ensemble by Pauline Trigère and Surrealist Music Themed Illustrated Panel [Merchandise Display Copy]. November 1954. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Sep 2019.

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