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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Pleated Nightgown, Tulle Wrap 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 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."

Inscription

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

Location

box 1 folder 4

Identifier

KA0001_000464

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Władysław T. Benda; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Pleated Nightgown, Tulle Wrap and Mask by W.T. Benda. November 23 1949. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Jul 2019.

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