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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring the Fragrance "Ma Griffe" by Carven and Illustrated Panels

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Carven (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Date

July 2 1955

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Bonwit Teller window display advertising the perfume "Ma Griffe" by Carven. The display is composed of several panels with cutouts for the perfume to be displayed in. the panels have been adorned with simple illustrations of castles, ships, coats of arms. The center of the display also has large cursive lettering of the words "Ma Griffe". A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's summer sorcery... Ma Griffe by Carven... Cosmetics, First Floor."

Inscription

Fifth Avenue/ July 2, 1955/ 2903A Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller ;Estate of Daniel Arje/ Warren Watson, Executor

Location

box 1, folder 9

Identifier

KA0001_000497

Citation

Virginia Roehl; Carven; Dan Arje. Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring the Fragrance "Ma Griffe" by Carven and Illustrated Panels. July 2 1955. Dan Arje papers. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 17 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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