Item 2021.48 - Dress form

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Dress form

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CA ON00428 2021.48

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  • ca. 1900 (Manufacturing)

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1 dress form : wood, fabric, cast iron ; 162 x 32 x 23 cm

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The item was donated to Heritage York for display at Lambton House by Joy Cohnstaedt. Joy acquired the item while volunteering for the Textile Museum of Canada.

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Item is one fabric covered, wooden dress form. It is raised on a cast iron stand with a wheeled, footed base. The height of the mannequin is adjustable by a crank on the back of the dress form. Marks on the front identify it as a size 34.

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  • English

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