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Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Tasseled Skirt and Bird Themed Mask
Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Tasseled Skirt and Bird Themed Mask
Object Title

Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Tasseled Skirt and Bird Themed Mask

Part of

Collection: Dan Arje papers


Material Category
Photographic Material
Type of Work
photographic prints
Description
Bonwit Teller window display featuring a women's ensemble and an elaborate bird themed mask. The display includes soil covered flooring and woody vines.The mannequin is wearing a belted, tasseled skirt with long sleeved sweater, necklace, bracelet, and heels. The mannequin is also wearing a large mask that is composed of different plummage and a bird's beak. 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/ 27345 Malan (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_000484
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