Horrockses Fashions Ltd bought a number of art works from the Paolozzi exhibition 'Paintings into Textiles' held at the Institute of Contemporary Art in 1953.
Cocktail dress by Eduardo Paolozzi, 1953
© Trustees of the Paolozzi Foundation, Licensed by DACS 2007
- Printed cotton
- Length 104 cm, bust 88 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,575 ( Total: £5,850)
- Acquired in:
- Fine Art Society
They translated this mixed media design into a fashion textile. The dress was designed by John Tullis and featured in 'The Ambassador' in 1953.
Horrockses Fashions; Target Gallery, London.