Icons on a pedestal

Written by Vlisco Stories Team9 years, 8 months ago

In a celebration of their best selling designs, Vlisco traders traditionally displayed

collages of their most popular fabrics. These exclusive patchworks, which were

also known as Zoba Zoba, featured each trader’s name and logo.

Inspired by this tradition, Vlisco has created a new design, which draws from our treasure chest of famous Vlisco icons such as the Fan and Rollerskates, presented in the characteristic panelled Zoba Zoba style

In a celebration of this iconic drawings, our designers created a new fabric design by literally placing a number of famous Vlisco figures on a pedestal. The design is a tribute not only to Vlisco’s rich heritage of iconic drawings, but also to our traders and consumers, who have long collected and treasured our fabrics.


Here are the original stories of the figures (including different names):

La Famille / Happy Family

Fan Ventilateur / Table Fan

Shell / Bunch of Bananas / Coquillage

Big Bible & Snail

Hand Main Diamand / Cinq Doights

Eyes / L'Oeil de Boeuf

Jumping Horse


Roller Skate - Story missing! Be the first to write a story.

The Lion / Gendarmerie

Lover's Spray / Fly-Tox

Record / Consulaire / Plaque-Plaque 

Record revival



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