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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Christmas Themed Window Display Featuring Dress and Christmas Tree by Valerian S. Rybar

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 and 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 Christmas tree is completely made up of tassels and an overhead the light casts a patterned shadow onto the snowbank. The mannequin is wearing a long lace dress with a bejeweled hairband.

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ November 24th/ 7124m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000287

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Valerian S. Rybar; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Christmas Themed Window Display Featuring Dress and Christmas Tree by Valerian S. Rybar. November 24 1954. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 17 Sep 2019.

Use Restrictions

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