Pair of women's pumps

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


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

13.7 x 7.6 x 24.5 cm (5 3/8 x 3 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.78a-b

Medium or Technique

Suede and grosgrain satin with leather soles and lining

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black suede uppers with grosgrain open loop and covered button on 3/4 vamp. Pointed toes. Black leather soles. Suede spike heel. Gray leather insole and lining marked “Christian Dior, crée par Roger Vivier” (R), “Bonwit Teller, Fifth Ave.” (L) and “7 1/2 A…”

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart Cary Welch