• Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Skirt Ensembles and Owl Themed Masks
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Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Skirt Ensembles and Owl Themed Masks
Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Skirt Ensembles and Owl Themed Masks
Object Title

Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Skirt Ensembles and Owl 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 paired with elaborate bird themed masks. The display includes a soil covered floor and woody vines.The mannequin on the left is wearing a tasseled skirt with sleeveless blouse, wrap, necklace, and heels, and the mannequin on the right is wearing a skirt with elbow sleeve blouse, brooch, bracelets and heels. The mannequins are also wearing large owl themed masks with beaks and feathers. 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)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
William J. Cunningham (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)
Measurements
8 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Inscription
Bonwit Teller/ 27346 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_000485
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