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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Dress by Tina Leser with Sea-Shell Headband, and Shell Mosaics by Carl Malouf

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Tina Leser (designer)
Carl Malouf (artist)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

January 5 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a dress by designer Tina Leser. On bamboo easels stand two original shell mosaics by artist Carl Malouf. The mannequin is wearing a dress with a headband that is also made of sea shells. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's Sea Belles... our exciting '55 collection for South by Tina Lesser… Sports Fifth Floor... Bonwit's Sea shells... original shell mosaics by Carl Malouf"

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ January 5, 1955/ 7468m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000303

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Tina Leser; Carl Malouf; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Dress by Tina Leser with Sea-Shell Headband, and Shell Mosaics by Carl Malouf. January 5 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Jun 2019.

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