the zoya factor

1,78,848 stitches | 736 Hours

Warm, rich and colourful hues of woollen yarn make The Zoya Factor, a stunning piece of art. The protagonist’s body language reflects the spirit and dignity ingrained in the soil of Rajasthan. Color, texture, tonal variations and the sheer visual impact of this tapestry, give it a visceral quality and make it an heirloom to be cherished for generations. The Zoya Factor took over five months of painstaking effort to complete.

Year of Creation: 2013

Medium: Petit Point/Needle Point Embroidery

Size: 46”x48”

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

Source of Inspiration: A painting by Anjana Kutiala.

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