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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Pajama Set, Robe, 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

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's nightwear ensemble. The look is displayed against a dramatic backdrop of heavy curtains, which contributes to the theatrical, masquerade theme of the window series. The mannequin is wearing long pajama pants, floor length long sleeved robe with wide lapels, cravat, bracelets, heels, and a mask designed by W.T. Benda. An additional mask lies on a pillow at the right of the display, and a banner at the bottom reads: "Masquerade... Bonwit's champagne fantasy third floor."


#8 Benda Masque/ Nov. 23 1949/ 5013E/ Bonwit Teller


box 1 folder 4



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