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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Mink and Velvet Dress and Christmas Tree by Valerian S. Rybar in Medieval Style

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


November 24 1954

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photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


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 particular tree is in medieval style, with a silver foil base and the tree tiers trimmed with silk coats of arms and topped by a knight's helmet piece with yellow and red plumes. The mannequin is wearing a mink and red velvet negligee and is holding a delicately wrapped gift in one hand.


Fifth Avenue/ November 24, 1954/ 7123m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller


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