There was so much to share from my visit to the Horrocks Exhibition.
This is a follow on to a previous post showcasing the stunning dresses from the collection.
Horrocks, Textiles and Print
After World War 2, the demand for colourful textiles prints was such, that leading artists and illustrators, including Warhol, Joan Miro and Picasso, were approached to create textile versions of their art.
The garments and prints are delightful – if you get a opportunity to visit the exhibition at The Fashion & Textile Museum then jump at the chance.
Some of the textiles started life as art work, before being transformed into printed cloth.
Please excuse the dark images – it was very dimly lit.
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Horrocks was renowned for being one of the leading companies to bring ready-to-wear garments to the high street after WW2.
Horrocks in the 1950’s
If like me, you love your 1950’s prints, then feast your eyes on these beautiful garments.
I adore the colours, pattern and tailoring in each and every garment.
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The recent touring exhibition, ‘On My Mother’s Knee’, at Llantarnam Grange Arts Gallery looked like a must see,.
Next best thing
Although I was unable to visit the exhibition, I am thrilled to have the next best thing, just delivered. A copy of the Exhibition catalogue – I am so happy !
Let’s have a look inside !
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