Polonova offers fun footwear and gorgeous gloves with their fingers and toes firmly planted in art and history. Deborah Polonoff is the Portland, Oregon artist who designs and produces the hand-screen-printed trouser socks and velvet gloves. Renaissance patterns, medieval manuscripts, antique lace and middle eastern embroidery as well as Klimt and Mondrian figure into the screenprinted designs.
Polonoff trained at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum and sells through museum stores, galleries and boutiques. She also contributes custom accessories to museum exhibitions.