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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Nightgown, Robe and Mask by W.T. Benda

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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 floor length nightgown, floor length long sleeved robe with peter pan collar, necklace, and a mask by W.T. Benda. The mask is remarkably lifelike and delicate. An additional Benda 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."


#7 Benda Masque/ Nov. 23 1949/ 5014E/ Bonwit Teller


box 1 folder 4



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