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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Patterned Dress for "Sun Flowers for South" by B.H. Wragge, Wicker Chair and Fruit Basket

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
B.H. Wragge (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

January 18 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a dress for a collection entitled "Sun Flowers for South" by B.H. Wragge. Foliage frames the window giving the impression of an outdoor veranda scene. The mannequin is sitting on a patterned wicker chair. A table of the same material with a tiered basket full of fruit stands beside the chair. The mannequin is wearing a patterned dress, gloves, and heeled shoes while holding a fan in one hand. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's own B.H. Wragge Sun Flowers for South in the prettiest pastel colors... a new mood in our Cruise Collection... Sports Fifth Floor."

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ January 18, 1955/ 7558m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000310

Citation

Virginia Roehl; B.H. Wragge; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Patterned Dress for "Sun Flowers for South" by B.H. Wragge, Wicker Chair and Fruit Basket. January 18 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 26 Jun 2019.

Use Restrictions

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