1995-1996 TUKRA IN TINTAL, TABLA COVERS

 

Tukra means "little piece." The musical Tukra that inspired this set of tabla covers was one of the first Indian Classical music tabla compositions Haag learned to play, this signaling a new direction in her "musical" needlepoints. For the first time Haag stitched the bols in Sanskrit, giving visual representation to sounds and their sequences.

Baya (left drum) cover:  Single strand Persian wool, double strand Appleton wool on 18 mesh canvas.

Dimensions: 11.13 in. x 11.13 in. / 28.27 cm. x 28.27 cm. 

Approximately 40,100 stitches. 

Tabla (or Daya, right drum) cover: Single strand Persian Wool, double strand Appleton wool, and rayon on 18 mesh canvas. Continental stitch in all four directions.

Dimensions: 6.36 in. x 6.36 in. / 16.15 cm. x 16.15 cm. 

Approximately 13,168 stitches. 

 

This piece is sold as part of the Haag Needlepoint Collection

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