PRIMITIVE FRENCH WASP WAIST MANNEQUIN. DIVINE FULL WIRE CAGE BUSTLE SKIRT. RARE ANCIENNE DRESS FORM. Authentic & very rare Mannequin, Complete with original wooden stand. Circa very early 1800’s. Absolute divine original character! This divine ancienne full size female torso mannequin is designed in a strong toughened compressed type structure. With the original French unbleached ecru wadding textile & silk covering. She has a very petite figure with a stunning wasp waist, as was the figure of the Victorian times. She beautifully displays her original wire cage bustle skirt. Which has a circular structure for purpose of positioning the wire cage. The base of the torso has the original solid wood where the stand attaches. The turned wooden stand is cleverly designed. It has ball structures where the circular metal structure of the cage is positioned up or down for positioning of the wire cage. Securely stands on tripod feet. This divine & rare mannequin is absolutely original & unique… Full of beautiful character! Wasp waist: 56cm (22). A TRUE, RARE & UNIQUE PRIMITIVE FRENCH MANNEQUIN. She is absolutely full of original character with her tears, knocks & bumps over hundreds of years. Of delightful display & use. Her wire cage bustle skirt is in a wonderful solid condition with its perfect adjustable circular structure. The original wooden stand is in a good solid condition.. There is a split to the lower wood which has the addition of two strong straps to further prevent splitting… Please see picture 11. These straps were added many years ago & are unseen. The above is commensurate of such a rare primitive Item. Certainly no detriment to use or display.. Superbly adds to to the authentic character of such a lovely original antique piece. Please view all pictures as these serve part of the. I have always displayed her with a covering of fine netting textile to protect her. She has been used in many photo shoots &. In many primitive shows. In recent years, I have used her for my personal Christmas tree lady… Her superb wire cage bustle skirt is so perfect for hanging Christmas tree branches! Please see the last picture. A perfect exhibition piece! Delightful display in & around the home. Taylor’s / dress maker’s mannequin. Unique shop window prop. All other Items illustrated are for aesthetics, suggesting use & display. Of this lovely mannequin. We also have by separate auctions, other mannequins including an antique man-kin mannequin. Please feel very welcome to see other. Auctions for many more. Unique antique & vintage Item. Strictly collection only please. FOR ALL INQUIRES & COLLECTION INFORMATION PLEASE CALL ON: 07815 544 369. Comes from a very clean, smoke free home. Please take a look at my other auctions. Please add me to your. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING! Other than collection Items. The postal charge covers cost of posting to all areas of United Kingdom only. (based on net weight) For all other destinations please ask for cost. Once posted we can not be held responsible for loss or damage whilst in the care of courier services. And will assist however possible. Thank you for your attention to these terms. In the event of there being a problem with items bought, please contact me first so that the issue may be resolved before leaving negative or neutral feedback. This item is in the category “Antiques\Other Antiques”. The seller is “designaworld” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.
- Age: Early 1800’s
- Material: Compressed toughened boarding/Wadding/Silk
- Type: Mannequin
- Original/Repro: Original
- Country/Region of Origin: France
- Maker: French