Bonwit Teller & Co
(photographer)Władysław T. Benda
November 23 1949
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
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Virginia Roehl; Władysław T. Benda; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Nightwear and Asian Themed Mask by W.T. Benda.
November 23 1949. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 16 Oct 2019
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