Bonwit Teller & Co
8 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Bonwit Teller Mother's Day themed window display featuring a mother statue that is meant to be a mermaid, witha snorkel, bikini top, wetsuit bottoms, a fishing spear, and fish. The statue stands at the topmost tier of the display, surrounded by handbags, jewelry, perfume, and other Mother's Day gift ideas. All the windows in this series feature different statues of mother characters, with this one being called the "Mermaid Mother". A banner at the bottom reads: "How do you figure Mother? Is she a mermaid in the swim of things? Her special Bonwit gift will figure high on Mother's Day."
Virginia Roehl Studio/ Display News Service/ 316 East 59th Street/ N.Y. 22 EL. 5-5430/ 428
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Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Mother's Day Themed Window Display Featuring "Mermaid Mother" Statue and Mother's Day Gifts.
Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 14 Oct 2019
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