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.


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.

Artists include


Horrockses Fashions; Target Gallery, London.

Venue details

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