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Silk-thread spinning in Sualkuchi, Assam

Sualkuchi, a small village situated in Kamrup district of Assam, a north-eastern state in India, is famous for silk production. The people living in this village are experts in weaving. The weaving tradition in this village dates back to the 11th century.

Featured in this video is a woman spinning silk-thread in a weaving center in Sualkuchi village. Sualkuchi is also known as Soalkuchi.