Zuzka, Fabricology New York

ZUZKA

luxurious fabrics for womens wear & home furnishing - vibrant colors & exquisite textures

Silks

SILKS
Most of these fabric designs were inspired by 500 year old pattern books, meticulously kept and passed among weavers, father to son. As a designer, I was interested in paying homage to these traditional Indian patterns. I was moved by the fact that these silks were woven for centuries by Muslim weavers for the consumption of Hindu, Farsi and Colonial British consumers...
 
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Velvets

VELVETS
'Necessity is the mother of invention.'
I started dying fabrics at a time when I could only afford to buy one color of fabric at a time. I discovered a 100% black rayon velvet (made in the USA) which was produced for camera cases. With an artist's eye and the washer/dryer in the basement of my Greenwich Village apartment, I experimented with dyes on the velvet...
 
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Brocades

BROCADES
These spectacular textiles were woven in Varanasi (Banares). Some designed or adapted by me others, I collected during the last 30 years. These magnificent fabrics are a unique testament to a vanishing tradition that peaked during the Mogul Period and captivated my imagination...
 
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Novelties

NOVELTIES
These fabrics include a photo jaquard of a wedding in Paris, felted wools that resemble Jackson Pollock and traditional Chinoiserie. These are some of the whimsical fabrics either designed by me or collected for my fashion and home furnishing collection...
 
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