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Wooden Lay Figure Used by Betty Kirke for Draping Exercises
Unknown creator and place of origin, ca. 1920s-1950s.
This type of wood form was used by French dressmaker Madeleine Vionnet (1876-1975) to create many garments cut on the bias that spiraled around the body.
On loan courtesy of Anne Bissonnette.
Photograph by Anne Bissonnette©
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Misfits: Bodies, Dress and Sustainability
Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Josée Chartrand, Meg Furler, Yara Sayegh, and Patricia Siferd co-curators.
April 12 to September 13, 2017
This exhibition is part of the undergraduate course “Material Culture and Curatorship” (HECOL 668) in the Department of Human Ecology
Cite this page (bibliography):
Bissonnette, Anne, and Josée Chartrand, Meg Furler, Yara Sayegh, Patricia Siferd. “Bodice Pattern Grading.” Misfits: Bodies, Dress and Sustainability, Exhibitions,