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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Beaded Nightgown and Medusa-Inspired Mask by W.T. Benda

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Władysław T. Benda (artist)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

November 23 1949

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display featuring a floor length long sleeved dress with beading detail. The mannequin is also wearing medusa-like mask by famed designer and illustrator W.T. Benda. An additional mask by him lies on a pillow to the right of the display and a banner at the bottom reads: "Masquerade... Bonwit's champagne fantasy third floor."

Inscription

#1 Benda Masque/ Nov. 23 1949/ 5015E/ Bonwit Teller

Location

box 1 folder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000459

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Władysław T. Benda; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Beaded Nightgown and Medusa-Inspired Mask by W.T. Benda. November 23 1949. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 16 Jul 2019.

Use Restrictions

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