Mannequin Assessment



December 3, 2010

Once the object selection is finalised, we have to go through a process of assessing mannequins. Finding the right mannequin is more complex than it looks. After gathering and classifying the mannequins we can reuse, each piece is assigned to a different one depending on its requirements. Some pieces need mannequins that work with trousers, others might need arms, or heads, as some of the looks also include hats. After this we can decide whether we need to order any other mannequins, and the conservation department can assess whether work needs to be done in terms of underpinning and padding to make the garments look the best they can.

See below some images of the process.

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