As opposed to Penelope, about 'whom' I just blogged, this is Suzette, the jewel of my parlor and she has never worked a day in her life. Suzette is a decorative mannequin. I found her at Treasures Antiques where I work. She has a champagne colored satin body, a wasp waist and a lovely princess v that forms her lower lines. She came on a sort of modern chromish boring stand, so I performed surgery attaching her to an antique birdcage stand base.
She is dressed in a delicate antique lace table clothe, with an antique bridal head piece for her 'collar and netting cape'. She also sports a royal banner held in place with an antique millinery rose, which was a gift from my dear friend Marci. Of course every royal needs a crown and a rhinestone bib, and Suzette is no exception! (The problem is what to do with the matching rhinestone earrings ...)
This mannequin series was inspired by the Dressform Ball, I am participating in this week over at the Polkadot Closet. Go take a peek!