Pumps

Description:

Pair of woman's pumps of black leather and black patent leather. Designed as spectator pumps with a rounded toe, the toebox and the heels are of black patent leather, piped at edge with thin band of white leather. The rest of the upper is of black leather. The 2 1/4" high heel is covered in black patent leather.

Designer's label stamped in left shoe: "Herbert Levine"
Retailer's label stamped in right shoe: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas"
Handwritten inside shoe: "7 1/2 M / 30028"

Creator(s):
Location(s):
Creation Date: 1970/1977  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 0
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: 1970/1977
Coverage:
Place
United States - New York - New York City
Place
United States - Texas - El Paso County - El Paso
From 1970 to 1977
Description:

Pair of woman's pumps of black leather and black patent leather. Designed as spectator pumps with a rounded toe, the toebox and the heels are of black patent leather, piped at edge with thin band of white leather. The rest of the upper is of black leather. The 2 1/4" high heel is covered in black patent leather.

Designer's label stamped in left shoe: "Herbert Levine"
Retailer's label stamped in right shoe: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas"
Handwritten inside shoe: "7 1/2 M / 30028"

Physical Description:

Measurements:
Length: 25 cm
Width: 9cm
Height: 12cm
Heel: 5.5cm (2 1/4") high on axis w/cap

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
  • Donor : Hamilton, Anne
  • Retailer : Amen Wardy Amen Wardy (USA) (est. ca. 1960 in El Paso, Texas; Relocated to Newport Beach, California ca.1976)
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1991.002.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc115006
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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