Heals purchased this design from her degree show in 1964 at the Royal College of Art. She established the Fashion Museum in Bermondsy, London a few years ago.This design epitomises the swinging sixties when colourful military jackets were in vogue.
Top Brass furnishing textile for Heal & Son Ltd of screen-printed cotton, the selvedges with Heals, Top Brass by Zandra Rhodes, the opposite selvedge with Woven and Printed in England 50 in ; m 127 cm w selvedge to selvedge
Fantastic. Wonderful colours and shapes. This would look terrific mounted and placed on a wall.
Rayner, Geoffrey; Chamberlain, Richard;, Stapleton, Annamarie Artists' Textiles in Britain 1945-1970 p 112 no 106 The Ambassador, No 2, 1964 p 70 Zandra Rhodes (1940- ) Textile, fashion designer and painter.