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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensembles and Stylized Egyptian Mummy [Merchandise Display Copy]

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

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

Date

August 1954

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller Window display featuring women’s ensembles consisting of skirts, jackets, gloves, purses, jewelry, heels, hats, and a fur wrap. Wire Egyptian mummy decorates center window, covered in sequins and colored paper. Includes stereoscopic slide.  

Inscription

H32/ Bonwit Teller - 5th Ave. Window/ August Issue 1954/ One of series tied in with film showing for charity benefit. Stylized Egyptian Mummy is black metal with gold mesh collar decorated with sequins, colored papers. Figure suggests film title. Blue, white lights. "Bonwit digs up the New,... 20th Century Fox presents... 'The Egyptian' at... for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis."/ 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_000448

Citation

Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensembles and Stylized Egyptian Mummy [Merchandise Display Copy]. August 1954. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 14 Nov 2019.

Use Restrictions

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