Pair of woman's shoes

American
about 1973
Designed by Beth Levine (American, 1914-2006)


Dimensions

Center back: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.310.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leather, patent leather, lucite

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

High-heeled pumps of red patent leather, lined in white leather; leather sole, clear lucite heel. Labeled: “Beth’s Bootery.” Paper label attached to sole of right shoe: “Saks Fifth Avenue / Reduced to / 23 24 90 / Sales Final.” With original “Beth’s Bootery” box, printed in brown and white.

Provenance

Purchased by internet auction, about 2005; Gift to the MFA, March 21 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward