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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring European Designer Hats by Lanvin, Cesare Canessa and Others

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Nick Malan (photographer)
Lanvin (designer)
Cesare Canessa (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Bonwit Teller window display featuring several designer hats imported from Europe. A banner at the bottom of the display lists the various designers such as Lanvin, Cesare Canessa, Svend, Gigi and many others. The display itself features a seamless backdrop that has been painted with two buildings and unrolled to the front of the window. The hats are propped up on hat stands at varying heights.


Bonwit Teller/ 24856MALAN;Window Display/ Nick Malan Studio/ 242 Lexington Avenue, New York 16, Lexington 2-0675


box 1, folder 10



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