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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Fur Coat and Gala Gown Designed by Christian Dior with Setting Inspired by Shakespeare's "Macbeth"

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


October 16 1956

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photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's fur coat designed by Christian Dior. The background is inspired by Shakespeare's "Macbeth", with an elaborate painting of a scene from the play. The mannequin is wearing a gown with a train, a long fur coat, a white veil that is covering her hair and wrist gloves. The mannequin is standing with its back to the window. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "A Gala Fur... designed by Christian Dior and at Bonwit's alone in New York... Fur Salon Fourth Floor... Gala Premier of the Old Vic on Tuesday evening October 23rd at the Wintergarden... our setting inspired by Shakespeare's Macbeth."


Fifth Avenue/ October 16, 1956/ 1375A Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller


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