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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Nightwear and Asian Themed 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

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Bonwit Teller window display featuring women's nightwear. The mannequin is wearing pants, button down shirt with lapels and large pockets, and wedges. The mannequin is also wearing a mask designed by famed designer W.T. Benda. The mask design has Asian references in it, drawing from the features of characters in oriental plays and mythology. An additional mask lies on a pillow to the left of the display, and a banner at the bottom reads: "Masquerade... Bonwit's champagne fantasy third floor."


#2 Benda Masque/ Nov. 23 1949/ 5011E/ Bonwit Teller


box 1 folder 4



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