Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Floral Dress by Clare Potter, Brooches and Floral Arrangement
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Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Floral Dress by Clare Potter, Brooches and Floral Arrangement

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Collection: Dan Arje papers


Material Category
Photographic Material
Type of Work
photographic prints
Description
Bonwit Teller window display featuring a dress for their resort collection by designer Clare Potter. The mannequin is posed beside a large floral arrangement. The mannequin is wearing a flower patterned dress, heeled shoes, gloves, three bejeweled brooches attached to the top of the dress and rose hair ornaments. The arrangement of flowers and palm leaves is in a vase that is stood on top of a column. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "What a relief! Bonwit's smashing color contrast for South from our resort collection - This by Clare Potter on our Sports Fifth Floor."
Date
January 12 1955
Related people
Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Clare Potter (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)
Measurements
8 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Inscription
Fifth Avenue/ January 12, 1955/ 7533m Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller (text)
Related Repository
Kellen Design Archives
Use Restrictions
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 
Location
binder 4
Identifier
KA0001_000309

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