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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Nightgown with Headband, Robe, and 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 nightgown with lace bodice, matching robe, headband, necklace. The mannequin is wearing a beautifully crafted mask by W.T. Benda. An additional mask by the same designer lies on a pillow on the left side of the display. A banner at the bottom reads: "Masquerade... Bonwit's champagne fantasy third floor."

Inscription

#3 Benda Masque/ Nov. 23 1949/ 5010E/ Bonwit Teller

Location

box 1 folder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000461

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Władysław T. Benda; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Nightgown with Headband, Robe, and Mask by W.T. Benda. November 23 1949. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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