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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Resort Ensemble by Nettie Rosenstein with Large Indian Fans in Background [Retail Reporting Copy]

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

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

Date

February 1957

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's resort ensemble by Nettie Rosenstein. There are large decorative Indian fans hanging behind the mannequin and the walls are painted blue. The mannequin is wearing a cherry print dress and carries a cherry red hat trimmed with artificial cherries as well as strappy heeled shoes. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's Resort Fashion... full-blown and very feminine. This by Nettie Rosenstein."

Inscription

Bonwit Teller/ Sportswear/ One device can make a window/ Dis. Dir: Gene More/ Setup: A series of displays features Indian Fans. The single mannequin wears a cherry print dress and carries a cherry red hat trimmed with artificial cherries. The floor is covered with white sand. The wall is painted blue and flooded with blue lights./ Source: Indian Fans by Austen Display, 133 West 19th St., N.Y.C./ Card Copy: Bonwit's Resort Fashion.. full-blown and very feminine. This by Nettie Rosenstein/ A February 1957 Issue/ Printed in the U.S.A./ 2-1-57-26C/ Views & Reviews - Retail Reporting Bureau/ Milton B. Conhaim, Inc. 101 Fifth Ave., N.Y.3

Location

binder 5

Identifier

KA0001_000425

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Nettie Rosenstein; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Resort Ensemble by Nettie Rosenstein with Large Indian Fans in Background [Retail Reporting Copy]. February 1957. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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