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

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


June 25 1957

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photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


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"


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


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