Pumps Metadata

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  • Main Title Pumps


  • Designer: Levine, Beth Katz
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Levine, Beth Katz (b. Patchogue, Long Island, USA, 1914 - d. New York, New York, USA, 2006), Primary designer of Herbert Levine shoe company.
  • Manufacturer: Herbert Levine
    Creator Type: Organization
    Creator Info: 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.


  • Retailer: Neiman-Marcus
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Creation: 1950/1959


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Pair of metallic leather pumps. Shoes of textured pink or rose metallic hue with silver undertones, edged in black velvet on vamp and around peep-toe. Slingback, fastened by black rhinestone-accented buckles. 3 1/4" spike/stiletto heels covered in the same leather. Each shoe marked inside vamp: "4 1/2 M 4311-SLW / 26080". Stamped on left shoe: "Herbert Levine / Fine Shoes"; Stamped on right shoe: "Neiman-Marcus". Stamped on both "Hand / Lasted".
  • Physical Description: 19 cm. long; 8 cm. at widest point; 14 cm. at highest point; Heel: 8 cm. (3 1/4") high on axis with cap.


  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Shoes (Footwear)
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Pumps (Shoes)

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Start Date: 1950
  • End Date: 1959
  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC


  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 1979.009.100
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc30157