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Pair of woman's "kabuki" shoes

American
1964
Designed by Beth Levine (American, 1914-2006), Retailed by Saks Fifth Avenue (American, founded 1898)


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 25.4 cm (4 1/4 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

2004.227.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, leather and gilt wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Women’s evening shoes with black silk satin uppers, pointed toes, metallic gold platform and gilt wood cantilevered heel.

Provenance

Purchased at auction, Doyle, New York by the MFA, May 26, 2004

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange