Bonwit Teller & Co
January 5 1955
8 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Bonwit Teller window display featuring women's ensemble by designer Tina Leser. The mannequin is posed between two bamboo easels which display original shell mosaics of sea life by artist Carl Malouf. The mannequin is wearing a bathing costume with an eyelet patter, a short jacket over it, and is holding flowers in one hand. The floor is covered in sand in order to compliment the beach style that the mannequins is wearing. 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"
Fifth Avenue/ January 5, 1955/ 7503m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller
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