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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Spring Shoe Collection [Merchandise Display Copy]

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

March 1954

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring navy colored shoes from their Spring collection. Wire structures displayed throughout the window are meant to suggest skyscrapers. The shoes are arranged on these wire structures, while a banner reads "Oh to be in Navy shoes now that Spring is here." Includes stereoscopic slide. 

Inscription

Bonwit Teller/ 5th Ave. Window/ Black, blue, green confetti covers floor. Straight and bent strips of wire are arranged to suggest skyscrapers. Montage of colored papers and other objects are drawn through the wire frames forming varied, light pattern. White, blue lights. "Oh to be in Navy shoes now that Spring is here."/ C36/ 1954/ March Issue/ Merchandise Display News/ The J. M. Biow Company/ 475 Fifth Ave., New York 17, N. Y./ U. S. Patent No. 2,360,099

Location

box 1, folder 14

Identifier

KA0001_000446

Citation

Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Spring Shoe Collection [Merchandise Display Copy]. March 1954. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 14 Nov 2019.

Use Restrictions

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