Pumps

Description

Pair of pumps. The open-toed shoes have vamps formed of black leather covered in a rhinestone-covered black fabric "bunched" at center with a circular rhinestone-set black metal button. Silver leather and elastic "spring-o-lators" linings. 3 1/4" black plastic spike heels set with rhinestones. Written inside vamp of each shoe: "6 1/2 [illeg.] / 1616ind / 6486" Stamped on each lining: "Neiman-Marcus" and "Spring-o-lators / Pat Pend"

Physical Description

Size: 6 1/2; 21 cm. long; 8 cm. at widest; 10 cm. at highest; Heel: 8.3 cm. (3 1/4") high on axis with cap.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1955/1983.

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. It has been viewed 39 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Description

Pair of pumps. The open-toed shoes have vamps formed of black leather covered in a rhinestone-covered black fabric "bunched" at center with a circular rhinestone-set black metal button. Silver leather and elastic "spring-o-lators" linings. 3 1/4" black plastic spike heels set with rhinestones.

Written inside vamp of each shoe: "6 1/2 [illeg.] / 1616ind / 6486"
Stamped on each lining: "Neiman-Marcus" and "Spring-o-lators / Pat Pend"

Physical Description

Size: 6 1/2; 21 cm. long; 8 cm. at widest; 10 cm. at highest; Heel: 8.3 cm. (3 1/4") high on axis with cap.

Notes

The spring-o-lator was invented by Beth Levine in the 1950's. The elastic created tension which kept backless heeled shoes on the feet.

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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

  • 1955/1983

Start & End Dates

  • 1950 - 1983

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 20, 2010, 11:16 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 28, 2015, 2:17 a.m.

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Pumps, physical object, 1955/1983; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30214/: accessed April 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.