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Narendra Modi gifts XI Jinping silk portrait

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Oct 13, 2019, 1:00 am IST
Updated Oct 13, 2019, 1:00 am IST
The portrait was created by the master weavers of Sri Ramalinga Sowdambigai Handloom Weavers Co-operative Society.
He also gifted an exquisite Kanjeevaram silk saree for the Chinese leader’s wife.
 He also gifted an exquisite Kanjeevaram silk saree for the Chinese leader’s wife.

Mamallapuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted a unique hand-woven silk portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Chinese leader. He also gifted an exquisite Kanjeevaram silk saree for the Chinese leader’s wife.

An official said, “The portrait was created by the master weavers of Sri Ramalinga Sowdambigai Handloom Weavers Co-operative Society in Sirumugaipudur in Coimbatore district.”He said, a 240-hooks electronic jacquard helped encode the pattern into the design punch cards that created the thread patterns used by the master weavers. The warp and weft used is 20/22 denier silk.

 

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