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Title Virgin Atlantic Ground Agents Low Red Shoe
Date 2014
Collection Virgin Atlantic Airways Collection
Object Name Shoe, Pump
Catalog Number 2016.10.98
Description A-B. Red leather pumps with black 1" heel. Beige leather padded interior is stamped with Virgin Atlantic logo. Size UK 6.5.
C. Black shoe box with label: VAL023 Cabin Shoe, Color Bordeaux, Size 6.5
Artist/Maker Westwood, Vivian
Depth (in) 10.25
Height (in) 3.5
Width (in) 3.75
Provenance Red low-heel pumps worn only by ground agents. Virgin Atlantic offered female ground agents three styles of its famous red pumps for wear with the Vivian Westwood-designed uniform introduced in 2014: 3" High Red Shoe, 2" Midi Red Shoe and 1" Low Red Shoe. (Cabin crew wore the High Red Shoe, Midi Red Shoe and Burgundy Cabin Shoe.)
Search Terms Virgin Atlantic Airways
Subjects Pumps
Agents
Uniforms
Transatlantic travel
Credit line Delta Flight Museum
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