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Pair of evening shoes
  • Pair of evening shoes
    Vivier, Roger, born 1913 - died 1998
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Pair of evening shoes

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1962 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk satin with beads and metallic strips

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Madame Lilia Ralli

  • Museum number:

    T.157&A-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of evening shoes in brown silk satin encrusted with bronze and lilac beads, and bronze metallic strips. Exaggerated Virgule heels and pointed toes.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

ca. 1962 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk satin with beads and metallic strips

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm, Width: 8 cm, Length: 25 cm

Descriptive line

Pair of evening shoes in embroidered silk satin, designed by Roger Vivier for Christian Dior, Paris, ca. 1962

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

328
Fashion : An Anthology by Cecil Beaton. London : H.M.S.O., 1971

Labels and date

12. Beaded evening shoes with Virgule heels
About 1962
Paris
Roger Vivier for Christian Dior
Silk satin, metal thread and glass bead embroidery, leather
Given by Madame Lilia Ralli
V&A: T.157&A-1974
[2015]

Materials

Silk satin; Metallic strip; Diamante; Beads

Techniques

Shoe-making; Embroidery

Categories

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

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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