2,31,012 stitches | 950 Hours
Classic facial features embroidered with a riot of colourful woollen 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 demeanour 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
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
Proceeds from the sale of Puja Bhakoo Handcrafted Tapestries fund the rehabilitation of underprivileged children, under Puja’s Tapestry-For-Charity initiative.
So every time you choose to upgrade your interiors, you also upgrade the life of an underprivileged child.