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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Floral Women's Ensembles 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 women's ensembles by Tina Leser. The mannequins are placed on the left side of a bamboo easel which display two original shell mosaics by artist Carl Malouf. One wears floral embroidered dress, jewelry, a small jacket, and heeled shoes. The other wears a sleeveless romper in floral print. 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/ 7469m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000305

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Tina Leser; Carl Malouf; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Floral Women's Ensembles by Tina Leser and Shell Mosaics by Carl Malouf. January 5 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 16 Jun 2019.

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