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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Spring Ensemble by Christian Dior and Stripes Down Front of Display

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Christian Dior (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

March 1 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's ensemble by Christian Dior for their Spring collection. The window is vertically striped with heavy wrapped cord stretched tightly to window frame. The mannequin is wearing a dress, matching jacket with a large bow on the collar, leather gloves, heeled shoes, and a hat while holding a fur wrap, flowers, and bag. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Says Bonwit's this Spring, the whole ensemble is the thing... designed by Christian Dior from our Designers Sixth Floor."

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ March 1, 1955/ 7802m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000324

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Christian Dior; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Spring Ensemble by Christian Dior and Stripes Down Front of Display. March 1 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 15 Sep 2019.

Use Restrictions

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