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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Suit by Davidow, with Shop Visible in the Background

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

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


January 9 1957

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's suit designed by ready-to-wear brand Davidow, that specialized in copying the style of Chanel pieces. The mannequin is encased in a clear glass window, allowing the viewer to see the store behind. Two copies of Vogue magazine lie on the floor. The mannequin is wearing a suit, gloves, a purse and heeled shoes. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Exciting the way Davidow interprets the new Chanel fashion in suits... Sports Floor the Fifth."


Fifth Avenue/ January 9 1957/ 1865A Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller


binder 5



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