Pumps

Description:

Pair of woman's pumps of black silk faille. Designed with a square toe, the plain uppers contrast with the 2 1/2" high heels, which have a mosaic of white/clear, black, and brown rhinestones creating a leopard pattern.

Designer's label inside left shoe: "Herbert Levine"
Retailer's label inside right shoe: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas"
Handwritten inside shoe: "7 1/2 M / 300033"

Creator(s):
Location(s):
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
Place
United States - Texas - El Paso County - El Paso
From 1960 to 1969
Description:

Pair of woman's pumps of black silk faille. Designed with a square toe, the plain uppers contrast with the 2 1/2" high heels, which have a mosaic of white/clear, black, and brown rhinestones creating a leopard pattern.

Designer's label inside left shoe: "Herbert Levine"
Retailer's label inside right shoe: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas"
Handwritten inside shoe: "7 1/2 M / 300033"

Physical Description:

Measurements:
Length: 24 cm
Width: 9cm
Height: 12.5cm
Heel: 6cm (2 1/2") 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: 1991.002.008
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc115007
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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