Rare antique french mannequin dress form wasp waist napoleon iii ca 1850 paris. Lovely antique french wasp waist mannequin dating to the 1850s. She has a slightly faded black linen body with original ebonized wood stand. Although the fabric covering is now very shabby chic she's just so charming. Some very small tears to the body.
The little spinning top at the top of the mannequin has disappeared and has been nicely replaced by a cut glass stopper. Slight depression of the chest. These waspie waist mannequins are becoming so hard to find nowadays. The passage of time, halos, small holes and wear make it too charming and authentic.
37.5 (95 cm) hips. The mannequin is around 2244 (57cm). Please take a close look at the photos, they are an integral part of the description.