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

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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 sparkly silver curtains. In addition to the clothing, the display advertises several Revlon products that were being featured in Vogue at the time, by grouping them together on the floor at the foreground of the display. The men’s ensemble consists of a suit with a short jacket, and a bow tie. The mannequin holds a ring box in one hand. The women’s ensemble consists of a strapless gown with a long tulle skirt, long gloves, small fur jacket, and necklace. The mannequin holds a magnifying glass in one hand. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's Queen of Diamonds love the real thing... a little something from a handsome lover... her 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/ 6973m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller (text)
Related Repository
Kellen Design Archives
Use Restrictions
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 
Location
binder 4
Identifier
KA0001_000268
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