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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

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


October 26 1954

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photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


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. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "The Bonwit Concert-goer is invited to attend an Orchestra Rehearsal of the Philharmonic Society of New York by contributing to the Friends of Philharmonic, New York.... Bonwits' Concert goer listens well, looks beautiful in our elegant costume by Pauline Trigere, Designers Salon, Sixth Floor..."


Fifth Avenue/ October 26, 1954/ 6942m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller


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