Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Designer Ensembles Based on Royalty from Different Nations and Revlon Products
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Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Designer Ensembles Based on Royalty from Different Nations and Revlon Products

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Collection: Dan Arje papers


Material Category
Photographic Material
Type of Work
photographic prints
Description
Bonwit Teller window display featuring formal men and women's designer ensembles. The display is part of a series where royalty of different nations are featured in every window. The floor is covered in simulated marble while the wall is hung with shimmering draperies. The display also advertises several Revlon products that were being featured in Vogue at the time, by grouping them together on the floor near the front end of the display. The men’s ensemble consists of a tail coat, waist coat, and top hat. The women’s ensemble consists of a beautiful layered dress with a feathery head piece, strappy heeled shoes, a bag, and a small fur jacket. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's Queen of Diamonds love the real thing... a brimful gift of bagatelles... her wonderful dress from our Designers Sixth Floor... Real Thing Red by Revlon... as pictured in the current Vogue"
Date
November 2 1954
Related people
Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Revlon (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)
Measurements
8 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Inscription
Fifth Avenue/ November 2, 1954, 6975m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller (text)
Related Repository
Kellen Design Archives
Use Restrictions
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 
Location
binder 4
Identifier
KA0001_000262
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