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Evening shoe
  • Evening shoe
    Vivier, Roger, born 1913 - died 1998
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Evening shoe

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1959 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vivier, Roger, born 1913 - died 1998 (designer)
    Christian Dior (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk satin with metal thread, coral beads, sequins and diamantés

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the designer

  • Museum number:

    T.150-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Single evening shoe of coral pink silk satin embroidered with metal thread, coral beads, sequins and diamantés. Pointed toe with a turned-up end and a small curved heel.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1959 (made)

Artist/maker

Vivier, Roger, born 1913 - died 1998 (designer)
Christian Dior (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk satin with metal thread, coral beads, sequins and diamantés

Marks and inscriptions

'Christian Dior crée par Roger Vivier Paris'
Stamped on the lining

Object history note

Part of the Cecil Beaton collection, no catalogue number but mentioned on the Addenda

Descriptive line

Single evening shoe of embroidered silk satin, designed by Roger Vivier for Christian Dior, Paris, 1959

Production Note

Attribution note: Probably a one-off made as a designer sample or model shoe

Materials

Silk; Coral; Diamante

Techniques

Shoe-making

Categories

Fashion; Accessories; Women's clothes; Footwear; Embroidery

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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