ZUZKA for FABRICOLOGY, An ART TO WEAR ORIGINAL Hand Dyed Exquisite Velvet Patchwork Coat, Size Small This is from unsold inventory, but has never been worn - NEW
Over 22 years, ZUZKA for FABRICOLOGY Inc. was established as a luxury brand in women's wear and home furnishing stores distinguished by vibrant colors and exquisite textures. At the same time, Zuzka Kurtz was designing costumes for dance and opera using innovative fibers experimenting with sculptural forms and using textiles as her primary medium. Mid 80's, founded ZUZKA collection and travelled extensively to India, Vietnam, Burma, Ghana, Thailand and Europe in of textiles and worked directly with hand weavers and embroiderers who realized her intricate designs. This is style, which is way beyond fashion
'Necessity is the mother of invention.' "I started dying fabrics at a time when I could only afford to 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..."
Here is an extraordinary example:
Here is an Extraordinary Hand Dyed One-of-a-Kind Velvet Coat The Fabrication is a Velvet Rayon and tagged a Size Small, please check the measurements. The patchwork Silk Lining is as beautiful on the inside as the Velvet on the exterior. The colorations are Shades of Green, Shades or Orange to Russet with some Deep Burgundies into Brown Perfectly laid out for the finished productThe Velvet is clearly hand dyed and hand finished Shawl collar and Long Sleeves.Empire in shape with a horizontal delineation with a seamline Below the seamline the Coat is Stripes of Hand Dyed Color in a Vertical arrangement Each stripe widens as it descends to the hemline of the skirt Two handmade buttons provide the closure-One matching button at each cuffline. Extra button still stitched inside. Pockets hidden in the vertical seams Slit in the Center Back Total length of the coat is 36 1/2" from shoulder to hemline 12 1/2" for bodice from shoulder to seam 24" Long Inset Sleeves Bustline is 36" circumference Hipline is 38" circumference 43" Hemline coat is slightly a-line. Shoulder Seam to Shoulder Seam is 15" Brand NEW from unsold inventory, NEVER WORN. The Coat is fully lined in exquisite Thai Silk Patchwork. Original Price was about $3,000.00. This is a light weight coat to be worn to complete an outfit, not for warmth. This beautiful Coat was made in ZUZKAs extraordinary signature fabrication Tagged a Size Small.
ZUZKA's dramatic designs can be worn by a multitude of sizes with style and panache. Her overwhelming talent will appeal to the socially confident woman of substance. This is Glamour for the lover of PATRICIA LESTER or MARIAN CLAYDENOr the Chado Aficionado