Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Coat by Monte-Sano & Pruzan, Tree Trunk and Mushroom
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Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Coat by Monte-Sano & Pruzan, Tree Trunk and Mushroom

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Collection: Dan Arje papers


Material Category
Photographic Material
Type of Work
photographic prints
Description
Bonwit Teller window featuring a women's ensemble by fashion house Monte-Sano & Pruzan. The mannequin stands next to a tall tree trunk with a mushroom growing on its base. The surface of the ground is textured to look like a forest floor. The mannequin is holding a purse and is wearing a long coat, earrings, fabric gloves, heeled shoes and a hat. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Bonwit's important news... coats with the greatest of ease - by Monte Sano and Pruzan... Fourth Floor Coat Salon."
Date
1949 – 1973
Related people
Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Monte-Sano & Pruzan (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)
Measurements
8 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Inscription
Fifth Avenue/ Feb 26/ 2095A Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller (text)
Related Repository
Kellen Design Archives
Use Restrictions
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 
Location
binder 5
Identifier
KA0001_000343
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