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Vintage Herbert Levine KABUKI Shoes 50’s 60’s Leather Intricate Pattern Red Platform
These are incredible works of art that may very well have been one of a kind…..
The gold lining of the shoes is embossed “KABUKI” in oriental motif below in a rectangle is HERBERT LEVINE then below HERBERT LEVINE PATENT PENDING
Hand written with pen on the inside of the right shoe A 142 4 1/2 M
The leather is just wonderful with a super whimsical cross hatch pattern in black….
The motif has pelicans, birds, flowers, eagles, clown, owl, guitar player, and many more fun depictions……
Heel to toe about 9″ – The platform is about 1 1/2″
There is very little wear…..The tips at the toe have some wear however the flat portion of the bottom of the shoe again shows little wear
.These were purchased in New York City and we are the original owners…
The shoes will come with the white shoe box…
About Herbert Levine:
Beth Levine started out as a shoe model and ened up as head designer at I. Magnin. In 1948 she opened a shoe company with her husband, Herbert Levine. Although the company bore his name, Beth Levine was the creative genius behind the label. Among her creations were stocking shoes. topless shoes that adhered to the foot with adhesive, spring-o-lator sandals, shoes with rolled leather heels, and “Kabuki” shoes that were inspired by Asian footwear.
Please email with any questions or concerns….
|Dimensions||6 × 3 × 2 in|