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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Drape Back Dress and Netted Sculpture of Sea Creatures

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

June 25 1957

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a black drape back dress, heeled shoes, necklace, veiled head piece, and clutch. The mannequin stands with back turned toward the window. There is an elaborate netted sculpture depicting various sea creatures, such as a turtle, and framing the mannequin in the center of the window. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's dress of the moment… black with a forward look... Eighth Floor"
 

Inscription

June 25, 1957/ Fifth Avenue/ 2865A Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 5

Identifier

KA0001_000346

Citation

Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Drape Back Dress and Netted Sculpture of Sea Creatures. June 25 1957. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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