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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

Use Restrictions

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


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