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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Floral Dress by Clare Potter, Brooches and Floral Arrangement

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Clare Potter (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

January 12 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a dress for their resort collection by designer Clare Potter. The mannequin is posed beside a large floral arrangement. The mannequin is wearing a flower patterned dress, heeled shoes, gloves, three bejeweled brooches attached to the top of the dress and rose hair ornaments. The arrangement of flowers and palm leaves is in a vase that is stood on top of a column. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "What a relief! Bonwit's smashing color contrast for South from our resort collection - This by Clare Potter on our Sports Fifth Floor."

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ January 12, 1955/ 7533m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000309

Use Restrictions

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 


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