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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Embroidered Dresses by Tina Leser 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 two dresses by Tina Leser. In the background there are bamboo easels which display two original shell mosaics by artist Carl Malouf. The standing mannequin wears a short dress with floral embroidery on it and flower accessories, while the sitting mannequin wears a longer dress with similar accessories. 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/ 7472m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000304

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Tina Leser; Carl Malouf; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Embroidered Dresses by Tina Leser and Shell Mosaics by Carl Malouf. January 5 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Jul 2019.

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