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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Pleated Nightgown, Tulle Wrap and Mask by W.T. Benda

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Related people/organizations

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 women's ensemble consisting of a floor length, long sleeved robe, necklace, long tulle head scarf and bracelets. A main feature of this display is the mask that the mannequin is wearing, which is designed by W.T. Benda. An additional mask lies on a pillow to the right side of the display. A banner at the bottom reads: "Masquerade... Bonwit's champagne fantasy third floor."


#6 Benda Masque/ Nov. 23 1949/ 5012E/ Bonwit Teller


box 1 folder 4



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