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Norman Norell collectionScrapbooks (KA0035.03) ➔ Henri Bendel Window Display Featuring Traina-Norell Evening Coat with Fur Wrap

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Norman Norell (designer)
Henri Bendel (commissioner)
Traina-Norell (Firm) (designer)

Date

October 1 1947

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Henri Bendel window display featuring a checkerboard backdrop, vase with long feathers or fern stems, and white columns displaying pumps and handbags. The central piece of the display is a mannequin wearing a loose evening coat of unknown material by Traina-Norell. The coat features frog closures and wide sleeve cuffs, and is worn with some type of fur wrap around the neck. The coat is likely made of wool, as indicated in multiple advertisements for what appear to be similar coats. This photograph was part of a larger scrapbook that can now be found in Box OSx-1, Folder 3.

Inscription

Oct 1 1947

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 3, folder 5

Identifier

KA0035_000007

Citation

Norman Norell; Traina-Norell (Firm). Henri Bendel Window Display Featuring Traina-Norell Evening Coat with Fur Wrap. October 1 1947. Norman Norell collection; Scrapbooks (KA0035.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 17 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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