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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Floor Length Dress and Christmas Tree from Valerian S. Rybar's "Christmas Trees Through the Ages"

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Valerian S. Rybar (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

November 24 1954

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a dress with a Christmas tree from Valerian S. Rybar's "Christmas Trees Through the Ages". The floor is covered with snow, and the Christmas tree stands upon a miniature snowbank. The tree in the display is very unique, made up of several fake branches with tassel-trimmed cloth wrapped around it in tiers. At the top of the tree is the bust of a doll dressed like royalty. The mannequin is wearing a long dress and is accessorized beautifully with an elegant necklace and earring set.

Inscription

Fifth Ave/ November 24, 1954/ 7121M Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000283

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Valerian S. Rybar; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Floor Length Dress and Christmas Tree from Valerian S. Rybar's "Christmas Trees Through the Ages". November 24 1954. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 17 Sep 2019.

Use Restrictions

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