Sling-Back Shoes

Description:

Pair of sling-back shoes of hand-painted leather. The shoes are designed with a slightly pointed toe, cut away beyond toe-box. The single strap fastens at outer edge with a gold buckle. The heel is a modified Spike heel, covered with matching leather.

The leather used is painted with a pale blue background on which is an over-all pattern of scrolling framework in beige and dark green, with rosettes, flowers, quatrefoils, etc. in greens, pinks, blues, etc.

Maker's label inside: "Herbert Levine / Fine Shoes" and "Hand Lasted"
Retailer's label inside: "Neiman-Marcus"
Handwritten inside: "6AAA 9214-4L2 / 32769"

Creator(s): Levine, Herbert
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1968  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Manufacturer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1968
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Date
1968  
Description:

Pair of sling-back shoes of hand-painted leather. The shoes are designed with a slightly pointed toe, cut away beyond toe-box. The single strap fastens at outer edge with a gold buckle. The heel is a modified Spike heel, covered with matching leather.

The leather used is painted with a pale blue background on which is an over-all pattern of scrolling framework in beige and dark green, with rosettes, flowers, quatrefoils, etc. in greens, pinks, blues, etc.

Maker's label inside: "Herbert Levine / Fine Shoes" and "Hand Lasted"
Retailer's label inside: "Neiman-Marcus"
Handwritten inside: "6AAA 9214-4L2 / 32769"

Physical Description:

Measurements:
Length: 21 cm
Width: 8cm
Height: 15cm
Heel: 8cm (3 1/4") high on axis w/cap

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1977.011.019
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc114932
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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