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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensemble with Belted Skirt, Matching Scarf and Bird Themed Mask

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Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Nick Malan (photographer)
William J. Cunningham (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)


after 1947

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photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's ensemble and an elaborate bird themed mask. The display includes soil covered flooring and woody vines in the background. The mannequin is wearing a belted skirt with matching scarf, brooch, bracelet, and heels. It is also wearing a large mask composed of layers of feathers and a beak. A banner at the bottom of the display reads: "Call of the Outdoors... Supreme fall plumage from Bonwit's sports floor the fifth. Separates collection shown 16.00 to 50.00 each.” Bird masks likely designed by Bill Cunningham, identified only as "William J."


Bonwit Teller/ 27344 Malan;Window Display Interiors Commercial Photographs/Nick Malan Studio/ Photography/ 242 Lexington Ave. New York 16/ Lexington 2-0675


box 1 folder 7



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