Woman's belt

American (New York, NY)
1980s
Designed by Judith Leiber (American (born in Hungary), born in 1921), Designed for Bonwit Teller and Co. (American, 1898-1990)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

6.03 x 88.9 cm (2 3/8 x 35 in.)

Accession Number

1999.490

Medium or Technique

Leather with gilt-metal clasp

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black leather adjustable wide belt. Spring clasp in the form of a gilt-matal heron head with green glass eyes.
Stamped on leather: “Judith Lieber for Bonwit Teller”
Condition: good, some scuff marks on leather, gold-plate worn off along top edge of beak and back edge

Provenance

Inherited from her mother, Shirley Braude, who purchased these items from the 1970s to 1998

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Shirley Braude