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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble with Empress Chinchilla Cape and Setting Inspired by Shakespeare's "Macbeth"

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Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
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 ensemble with a short Empress Chinchilla fur cape. The background of the window display is inspired by Shakespeare's "Macbeth", with an elaborate painting of a scene featuring Lady Macbeth. The mannequin is wearing a gown with the chinchilla fur draped over the shoulders, jewelry, and heeled shoes. The mannequin is standing with its back to the window. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "The Gala Fur... Natural Empress Chinchilla Cape... 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/ 1374A Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller


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