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A9600 Mannequin torso and singlet, 'Chesty Bond', plastic / cotton / paint, Bonds Industries Limited, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1950. Click to enlarge.

‘Chesty Bond’ mannequin torso with singlet by Bonds

Made by Bonds Industries Limited in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c 1950.

Hollow painted plastic mannequin torso of Bonds motif ‘Chesty Bond’ with painted facial features and moulded hair. Manufacturers name ‘BOND’S’ in relief across chest. Mannequin wears a Bonds white cotton hip length sleeveless singlet.

Summary

Object No.

A9600

Object Statement

Mannequin torso and singlet, 'Chesty Bond', plastic / cotton / paint, Bonds Industries Limited, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, c. 1950

Physical Description

Hollow painted plastic mannequin torso of Bonds motif 'Chesty Bond' with painted facial features and moulded hair. Manufacturers name 'BOND'S' in relief across chest. Mannequin wears a Bonds white cotton hip length sleeveless singlet.

Production

Notes

The mannequin was made by Bonds Industries Limited in Sydney c. 1950.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Bondswear, Sydney, 1983

Acquisition Date

2 December 1983

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Chesty Bond' mannequin torso with singlet by Bonds 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 15 October 2019, <https://ma.as/204944>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/204944 |title='Chesty Bond' mannequin torso with singlet by Bonds |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=15 October 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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