Cocktail dress by Eduardo Paolozzi

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.

Details

Medium:
Printed cotton
Dimensions:
Length 104 cm, bust 88 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,575 ( Total: £5,850)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
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.

Artists include

Provenance

Horrockses Fashions; Target Gallery, London.

Venue details

Harris Museum & Art Gallery Market Square, PRESTON Lancashire PR1 2PP 01772 258 248 www.harrismuseum.org.uk

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