Pumps

Description

Pair of pumps of cream lizard skin. The shoes are designed with a slightly squared-off toe. The uppers are of cream lizard/reptile, and feature cream leather stitching running lengthwise up center of instep/toebox, and vertically up the back of the heel. The upper is also edged with thin piping of cream leather. Thick, chunky heel, flaring slightly to base. Designer's marks inside: "Merli / Bologna" and "Hand Sewn / Made in Italy" Retailer's marks inside: "Made in Italy for / Neiman-Marcus" Other marks handwritten inside: "Marcus 3672 / 7 1/2 B" and "Houston II 15"

Creation Information

Merli 1970~.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Neiman-Marcus Neiman-Marcus Co. (USA) (est. 1907 in Dallas, Texas, USA, by Herbert Marcus, Carrie Marcus-Neiman, and Al Neiman)

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Description

Pair of pumps of cream lizard skin. The shoes are designed with a slightly squared-off toe. The uppers are of cream lizard/reptile, and feature cream leather stitching running lengthwise up center of instep/toebox, and vertically up the back of the heel. The upper is also edged with thin piping of cream leather. Thick, chunky heel, flaring slightly to base.

Designer's marks inside: "Merli / Bologna" and "Hand Sewn / Made in Italy"
Retailer's marks inside: "Made in Italy for / Neiman-Marcus"
Other marks handwritten inside: "Marcus 3672 / 7 1/2 B" and "Houston II 15"

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Texas Fashion Collection

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  • 1970~

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Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Nov. 5, 2012, 12:51 p.m.

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  • March 26, 2015, 5:49 a.m.

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Merli. Pumps, physical object, 1970~; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc114943/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.