Mannequin, vintage french, taylor dummy, parisien dress form made by au bon marché, maison a boucicaut, paris, circa 1940s. Antique french paris mannequin dress form from the early 1900s.
Au bon marché' was one of the first modern department store in paris founded in 1838 by the brothers paul et justin videau and revamped almost completely by aristide boucicaut in 1852. Beautiful piece for boudoir displays.
The mannequin has a small metal plate with au bon marché, maison a. Boucicaut, paris" " on front bottom. A beautiful way to display antique clothes in a shabby chic setting.The mannequin is in excellent condition, with wear to the wood parts as shown in photo 8 but the brass screw still turns to hold the central wooden pole in place and some worm holes to the pole. The stitching is all in good condition, no tears or stains. The vintage item shown is the one you will receive. The pictures and condition description above will highlight any major defects. All vintage items have though lived a previous life, which is usually visible. They are also at least 20 years old. Feel free to enquire about any item and specific details on condition. This item is made of wood and dress makers model.