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

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


November 23 1949

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photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


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."


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


box 1 folder 4



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