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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

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Clare Potter; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Floral Dress by Clare Potter, Brooches and Floral Arrangement. January 12 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Aug 2019.

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