Pair of women's pumps

1959–60
Roger Vivier (French, 1908–1998), For House of Christian Dior (French, founded 1946)


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

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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