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Pair of women's pumps

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Black patent leather uppers with bow motif on 3/4 vamp. Pointed toes. Black leather soles. Spike patent leather heels. Gray leather insole and lining marked "Christian Dior, crée par Roger Vivier" (R), "Bonwit Teller, Fifth Ave." (L) and "7 1/2 A, Rocket Hi..."

Provenance

Designed by Roger Vivier for Christian Dior, Accepted as apparatus in 1963.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart Cary Welch

1959–60

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

14.1 x 7.9 x 25.2 cm (5 9/16 x 3 1/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.77a-b

Medium or Technique

Leather with leather soles and lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes