Two Antique French Tailors Dummy / Mannequins c1900
A turn of the century wasp waist mannequin, dressmakers dummy
and a split adjustable tailors mannequin.
The 1st Mannequin or Tailors Dummy, dates from the late 19th Century, as you will see by her, nowadays unusual, wasp waist shape, her body is covered in age darkened linen which is rather worn and slightly damaged at the neck. One turned arm roundel appears to be a later replacement.
The stand and the wood turnings are all in solid wood with black painted finish.
Worn makers mark on the base Depose (trade name) Felix Gerber, 13 Passage Charles Dallery (in Paris)
160 cm tall x 36 cm wide x 30 cm deep
2nd Mannequin also in linen has a wind out mechanism to adjust the width of the body
Lighter natural wood base, unmarked
154 cm tall x 42 cm wide x 24 cm deep
Can be sold separately