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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Designer Suit by Monte Sano & Pruzan and Butterfly Painting

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Monte-Sano & Pruzan (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

February 22 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's suit by Monte Sano & Pruzan. The mannequin is wearing a skirt suit set with a fur stole slung over one shoulder, gloves, heeled shoes, a hat, and jewelry. The background includes a lattice structure with leafy branches fastened to it. A canvas painted with large butterflies is displayed in the middle of the lattice. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's greets the Big City Spring with our magnificent collection of designer suits... this by Monte Sano and Pruzan... Fourth Floor Suit Salon"

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ February 22, 1955/ 7761m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000325

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Monte-Sano & Pruzan; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Designer Suit by Monte Sano & Pruzan and Butterfly Painting. February 22 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 15 Jul 2019.

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