The Installation of Clothes on “Invisible Mannequins“

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The paper deals with the possibility of displaying costumes or textiles as “invisible mannequins”, which had been successfully used on exhibition Retro. This method of installation enables practically unlimited use and it is applicable both for historical costumes and also for contemporary fashion apparel. The main objective of the text is to present the overall production process of form.

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