Sling-Back Pumps

Description:

Pair of sling-back pumps of brocade and gold leather. Shoes have toebox of gold and silver on cream brocade cloth, with closed, pointed toes. Across top of toebox is large bow of same fabric, with fringed ends. Extending back from toebox are gold leather straps which connect at sides of heel, and fasten to gold strap which secures across back of heel with small gold buckle. 3 5/16" high stiletto heel covered in matching gold leather.

Designer's label stamped in shoe: "Herbert Levine"
Retailer's label stamped in shoe: "Neiman Marcus"
Handwritten in shoe: "4 1/2 M / 49198 / 6.93144L"

Creator(s):
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1960?  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 5
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Manufacturer):
Herbert Levine

Herbert Levine (Company) (USA, est. 1949 by Herbert (1916-1991) and Beth Levine (1914-2006), closed 1975, revived under new ownders 2008) Herbert Levine ran the business, while Beth Levine was the primary designer of the shoes

Creator (Designer):
Levine, Beth Katz

Levine, Beth Katz (b. Patchogue, Long Island, USA, 1914 - d. New York, New York, USA, 2006), Primary designer of Herbert Levine shoe company.

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1960?
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1960?  
Description:

Pair of sling-back pumps of brocade and gold leather. Shoes have toebox of gold and silver on cream brocade cloth, with closed, pointed toes. Across top of toebox is large bow of same fabric, with fringed ends. Extending back from toebox are gold leather straps which connect at sides of heel, and fasten to gold strap which secures across back of heel with small gold buckle. 3 5/16" high stiletto heel covered in matching gold leather.

Designer's label stamped in shoe: "Herbert Levine"
Retailer's label stamped in shoe: "Neiman Marcus"
Handwritten in shoe: "4 1/2 M / 49198 / 6.93144L"

Physical Description:

Measurements:
Length: 20 cm.
Width: 8 cm.
Height: 9.5 cm.
Heel: 8 cm. (3 5/16") high on axis with cap.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1900.414.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc114753
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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