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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Dress by Maurice Rentner and Beaded Curtain

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Maurice Rentner (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

September 18 1956

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a party dress by designer Maurice Rentner. A beaded curtain covers the entire display and the mannequin is posed in front as if in the middle of dancing. The mannequin is wearing a short sleeved dress with a bow back, heeled shoes and shoulder length gloves. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's after dark treasures... by Maurice Rentner... Designers Salon Sixth Floor."

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ September 18th, 1956, 1195A Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller

Location

binder 5

Identifier

KA0001_000350

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Maurice Rentner; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Dress by Maurice Rentner and Beaded Curtain. September 18 1956. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Sep 2019.

Use Restrictions

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