doll or statue used to show clothing in a store

A mannequin (also called a manikin, dummy, lay figure or dress form) is a doll used by artists, tailors, dressmakers, windowdressers and others especially to display or fit clothing.

Mannequins in a clothing shop in Canada

During the 1950s, mannequins were used in nuclear tests to help show the effects of nuclear weapons on humans.[1][2]

References Edit

  1. "Nuclear Test Mannequins". Seattle Times Trinity Web. Seattle Times Company. 1995.
  2. Trivedi, Bijal P. (15 July 2002). "Archaeologists Explore Cold War Nuclear Test Site". National Geographic News.