Custom Mounts

Custom Mounts

Custom Mounts

Pictured here is an invisible buckram mount constructed for a 1940s afternoon dress.

Custom Mounts

Custom Mounts

1940s afternoon dress on a custom mount. The gown required a custom mannequin due to its extremely small shoulder and bust-line. 

Custom Invisible Mount

Custom Invisible Mount

This invisible mount, created for a 1912 evening gown, posed particular challenges. The delicate net shoulders and extremely wide neckline of the gown meant that the weight of the garment had to be transferred away from the shoulderline to other areas of the mount.

 

 

Custom Ethafoam Mount

Custom Ethafoam Mount

Building a custom ethafoam mount for a nineteenth century dress. 

Custom Mounts

Custom Mounts

Custom mount for an embroidered cotton shirtwaist with an unusually small bust and waistline.

Custom Mounts

Custom Mounts

Preparing a male mannequin for exhibition. With the exhibition budget in mind, custom built pose-able legs and arms were added to the museum's existing torsos.