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Evening slippers

Design House:
House of Dior (French, founded 1947)
Designer:
Roger Vivier (French, 1913–1998)
Date:
1960
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk, leather, metallic thread, plastic, glass
Credit Line:
Gift of Valerian Stux-Rybar, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.597.6a, b
Not on view
Marking: [stamp] "Christian Dior créé par Roger Vivier, Paris"
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Orientalism: Visions of the East in Western Dress," December 8, 1994–March 19, 1995.

The Bata Shoe Museum. "Icons of Elegance," September 22, 2005–December 22, 2005.

Musee de la Chaussure. "Retrospective Roger Vivier," October 9, 1992–January 15, 1993.

The Bata Shoe Museum. "Roger Vivier: The Fabergé of Footwear," May 10, 2012–April 28, 2013.

Brooklyn Museum. "Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe," September 10, 2014–February 15, 2015.

Albuquerque Museum of Art and History. "Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe," May 30, 2015–August 9, 2015.

Palm Springs Art Museum. "Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe," September 4, 2015–December 13, 2015.

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