Pair Of Opera Pumps, 1920s
This is a Pair of Opera Pumps.
This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Museum of the City of New York as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.
The French shoemaker André Perugia collaborated with many top couturiers, most notably Paul Poiret, in the 1920s. Perugia’s craftsmanship and inventive use of materials and color earned him a client list that included Josephine Baker, Gloria Swanson, and stars of the Folies Bergères.
It is credited
Lent by Museum of the City of New York.1982-21-1-a,b.
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Its dimensions are
Height x length (approx.): 13.3 x 24.1 cm (5 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.