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Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensembles and Bird Themed Masks
Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensembles and Bird Themed Masks
Object Title

Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Ensembles and Bird Themed Masks

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Collection: Dan Arje papers


Material Category
Photographic Material
Type of Work
photographic prints
Description
Bonwit Teller window display featuring two women's ensembles. The two mannequins are wearing belted skirt ensembles with sleeveless blouses, bracelets, and heels. The mannequins are also wearing large, elaborate masks with grand feathers and beaks. Display includes soil flooring and woody vines in the background. A banner at the bottom reads: "Call of the Outdoors... Supreme fall plumage from Bonwit's sports floor the fifth. Separates collection shown 16.00 to 50.00 each.” Bird masks likely designed by Bill Cunningham, identified only as "William J."
Date
after 1947
Related people
Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Nick Malan (photographer)
William J. Cunningham (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)
Measurements
8 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Inscription
Bonwit Teller/ 27341Malan (text)
Window Display Interiors Commercial Photographs/Nick Malan Studio/ Photography/ 242 Lexington Ave. New York 16/ Lexington 2-0675 (text)
Related Repository
Kellen Design Archives
Use Restrictions
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 
Location
box 1 folder 7
Identifier
KA0001_000480
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