Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1984

  • Work on this object began.

2019

2020

Runway Invitation, 1984

This is a Runway invitation. It was designed by Bill Bonnell and made for WilliWear Ltd..

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Bill Bonnell as part of Willi Smith: Street Couture.

It is dated 1984. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the department.

Bonnell designed a folding accordion of postcards that invited guests to the Sightseeing runway show. Each postcard features a black-and-white illustration that defines a theme within the overall collection.

It is credited Courtesy of Bill Bonnell.

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