FASHION MUSEUMS IN SOUTH asia

Calico Museum of Textiles

The Calico Museum of Textiles was founded in 1949 by Gautam Sarabhai and Gira Sarabhai. It is located in Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat in western India. Managed by the Sarabhai Foundation, its collection includes court textiles used by the Mughal and provincial rulers of 15th to 19th centuries.

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Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan

The Bhutan Textile Museum or the National Textile Museum is a national textiles museum in Thimphu, Bhutan, located near the National Library of Bhutan. It is operated by the National Commission for Cultural Affairs. Since its establishment in 2001, the museum has generated national and international attention and has garnered a substantial collection of antique textile artefacts, exclusive to Bhutan. The objective of setting up the museum is to promote Bhutan's achievements in the field of textile arts and to sustain and promote interest of the weavers to continue the traditional textile patterns.

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