Pumps

Description:

Pair of black satin pumps. Shoes inspired by 1920's design, with a squared-off toe. Vamps have sections of black ribbed elastic on sides, and a central section at top with a row of four black plastic circular non-functional buttons along each edge. 2 1/2" modified boulevard heel covered in black satin.

Written inside each shoe: "5 1/2 aa / D4827". Stamped on lining of each shoe: "Herbert Levine".

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - New York - New York City
Creation Date: 1960/1969  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1
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: 1960/1969
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
From 1960 to 1969
Description:

Pair of black satin pumps. Shoes inspired by 1920's design, with a squared-off toe. Vamps have sections of black ribbed elastic on sides, and a central section at top with a row of four black plastic circular non-functional buttons along each edge. 2 1/2" modified boulevard heel covered in black satin.

Written inside each shoe: "5 1/2 aa / D4827". Stamped on lining of each shoe: "Herbert Levine".

Physical Description:

Size: 5 1/2 AA;
23 cm. long;
7 cm. at widest;
11 cm. at highest;
Heel: 5.5 cm. (2 1/4") 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: 1986.011.045
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc114999
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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