Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gifted a wall hanging containing Kutch embroidery to the Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen. He made this gesture during his visit to Denmark. PM NaMo decided to present Frederiksen with a delicacy from Gujarat, just like the first three trips.
During the Prime Minister’s previous trip, he gifted a Gujarati Rogan painting to Queen Margarethe of Denmark. He presented the German chancellor with a Parsio craft item called the Sedli table from South Gujarat.
While PM Fredreksin of Denmark was giving a tour of her residence to PM Modi as a special gesture, the Prime Minister of India was glad to notice a Pattachitra painting of Odisha. Interestingly, the Indian Prime Minister gifted this painting to her during her last visit to India.
The Kutch Embroidery’s history is as unique as its designs. The women of Gujarat used to practice it on cotton fabrics using silk threads of different colors. Designers also curate some patterns on silk and satin. It is a handicraft and textile signature art culture of tribal people of the Kutch district in Gujarat. The uniqueness of the embroidery is when small mirrors known as ‘abhla’ are sewn over geometrically shaped designs.