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".

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.

Creation Information

Herbert Levine 1960/1969.

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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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

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.

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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.

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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Creation Date

  • 1960/1969

Start & End Dates

  • 1960 - 1969

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Nov. 5, 2012, 12:51 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 28, 2015, 2:11 a.m.

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Herbert Levine. Pumps, physical object, 1960/1969; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc114999/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.