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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Velvet 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. This decadent tree features several gold embellishments and borders and has small Christmas baubles hanging from its tips. The mannequin is wearing a long velvet dress with delicate beadwork on the shoulders and an embroidered scarf around her neck.

Inscription

Fifth Ave/ November 24, 1954/ 7122M Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000284

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Valerian S. Rybar; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Velvet 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. 20 Sep 2019.

Use Restrictions

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