2,31,012 stitches* | 950 Hours*

Classic facial features embroidered with a riot of colorful woolen yarns bring about the true spirit of Rajasthan in this tapestry titled, Zoravar. The protagonist’s eyes are volatile yet vulnerable, intrepid yet tender. The demeanor reflects a quiet dignity that speaks volumes about the character and integrity that is ingrained in the soil of Rajasthan. Colour, texture and tonal variations give this hand-embroidered tapestry, a visceral feel.

Title of Tapestry: ZORAVAR

Year of Creation: 2009

Medium: Petit Point/Needle Point Embroidery

Size: 46”x62”

Materials used: 4 ply woolen yarn/double mesh Penelope canvas/hand-embroidery needle

Source of Inspiration: A portrait of a Rajasthani man published in the newspaper

Note: No graph or stencil has been used in the creation of this tapestry

*Stitches@ 81 per sq.inch, Time@3 sq.inches per hour.