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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Floral Nightgown, Robe, and Cosmetics Cases Hung on Bamboo Structure [Merchandise Display Copy]

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

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

Date

August 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a floor length floral nightgown, robe, cosmetic items and cosmetics cases hung on a bamboo structure. A banner at the bottom of the display reads: "Fresh as a breeze all summer. B.T. violets, B.T. beauty from our first floor...negligees third floor. Kits by Trina."

Inscription

H16/ Bonwit Teller - 56th St. Window/ August Issue 1955/ One in bank. Light grey-blue painted backwall, carpeting. Natural bamboo poles, nailed to floor, form complicated criss-cross arrangements for display of travel accessories; cosmetics on rattan trays with simulated grass centers on floor. Merchandise features firm's 'trademark' - violets. White, pink lights. "Fresh as a breeze all Summer - Bonwit Teller violets, Bonwit Teller beauty...."/ 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_000454

Citation

Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Floral Nightgown, Robe, and Cosmetics Cases Hung on Bamboo Structure [Merchandise Display Copy]. August 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 17 Jul 2019.

Use Restrictions

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