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Pair of women's pumps

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Black silk satin uppers with crossed ribbons at vamp throat. Pointed toes. Brown leather soles with steel plates at toes. Lucite boulevard heels. Silvered leather insoles marked "Saks Fifth Avenue, Fenton Last"; black leather linings.


Worn by Mrs. Jefferson Patterson (1891-1977). Made by Fenton for Saks Fifth Avenue, New York. A/D December 1978, ratified by V/C January 10, 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson

American, 1960–65

Object Place

United States


11.5 x 7.9 x 26 cm (4 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin with Lucite heels, silvered leather linings and leather sole


Textiles and Fashion Arts