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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensembles from Anne Klein's Spring Collection and Linear Structures [Merchandise Display Copy]

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Anne Klein (Firm) (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

February 1 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring women's ensembles by designer Anne Klein. The two mannequins stand between two fixtures of colorful balls attached to black dowel framework. The floor is covered in white shredded paper. The mannequins are both wearing navy or grey ensembles as that was the theme of the collection. The mannequin on the right wears a dress with a large bow under the collar, gloves, heeled shoes and a hat while holding an umbrella. The mannequin on the left wears a long jacket, hat, gloves, and heeled shoes while holding a structured bag. Includes stereoscopic slide. 

Inscription

B33/ Bonwit Teller - 5th Ave. Window/ February Issue 1955/ One of series featuring navy and grey debutante fashions. Backwall painted grey-blue, floor covered with white confetti. Wooden dowels are clamped end-to-end forming tripod to which pinwheels of dowels with colored ball finials are attached. Different color finials in each window. Lights: dark blue, cold blue and white, natural white. "These are from Bonwit's wonderful Spring Collection."/ Merchandise Display News/ The J.M. Biow Company/ 475 Fifth Ave., New York 17, N.Y./ U.S. Patent No. 2360099

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000315

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Anne Klein (Firm); Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensembles from Anne Klein's Spring Collection and Linear Structures [Merchandise Display Copy]. February 1 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

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