B1229 - SOLD
This is an exceptional antique French wasp waisted dressmaker's mannequin dating about 1890. It is of adult size but is very petite and has a tiny 20.25 inch (51.5 cm) waist.
She is very decorative and would be a wonderful addition to a shop diplay or a château chic boudoir interior.
She is in lovely antique condition, has a figure to die for, and oozes style.
Her body is covered in fine linen which has mellowed with the passage of time but is intact, with just one or two tiny areas of wear.
She sits on an adjustable sturdy stand with a turned ebonised wood plinth with 3 legs. There is also ebonised wood to the neck and arms. The wood does show some signs of worm from the past but this is now stable.
The mannequin has the fashionable shape of gowns of the time with a slightly squashed bosom, tiny waist and slightly protruding derriere.
Her vital statistics are :- Bust 31.5 inches (80 cm), Waist 20.25 inches (51.5 cm), Hips at the very bottom of the mannequin, 39 inches (99 cm).
She measures 12 inches (30.5 cm) across the shoulders.
She will stand between 148 cm (4 ft 10.75 inches) and 173 cm (5 ft 8 inches) high.
The mannequin is sturdy and dismantles for ease of transportation.
This superb antique French mannequin is from a carefully selected collection of antique decorative pieces at 'La Belle Étoffe'.
N.B. Any accessories we have used to display the mannequin are not included.
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Available delivery methods: U.K. & EU. Large Parcel, R.O.W. Large parcel