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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Robe with Mandarin Collar 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 women's robe with masks by W.T. Benda. The mannequin is wearing a floor length robe with a mandarin collar, brooch, bracelet, sandals and a mask. The mask also features an elaborate headpiece that has patterns painted on it. Another mask lies on a pillow to the left side of the display. A banner at the bottom reads: "Masquerade... Bonwit's champagne fantasy third floor."

Inscription

#4 Benda Masque/ Nov. 23 1949/ 5016E/ Bonwit Teller

Location

box 1 folder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000462

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Władysław T. Benda; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Robe with Mandarin Collar and Mask by W.T. Benda. November 23 1949. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Jul 2019.

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