Location: CHAUK & HAVELI
Guided Tour: 10.30 am to 1.00 pm (Entry between 10.15 and 10.30 am only)
Entry restricted to 20 visitors (by prior appointment only) The administration makes and confirms the arrangement in advance.
Indian Textiles influenced by the Mughal and Provincial Courts 17th-19th Century
Textile Trade of India with the outside world – 15th-19th Century
Indian Costumes in the Calico Collection – 18th to mid-20th Century
Regional Embroideries of India 19th Century(Sindh, Kutch, Kathiawad, Tamilnadu, Orissa, Mithila (Bihar), Bengal, Punjab, Chamba (Himachal Pradesh)
Indian Tie-Dyed Fabrics
Techniques of Weaving and Dyeing
Indian Embroidery Techniques
Wooden Blocks for Printing on cloth
Invisible Presence: Images & Abodes of Indian Deities
Vallabha Sampradaya Ritual Arts
Indian Paintings in the Sarabhai Foundation
Sacred Bronzes from South India in the Sarabhai Foundation
Jaina – Textiles, Manuscripts, Sculptures, Ceremonial Objects and Woodworks.
Those wishing to join the tour, may kindly bear in mind that leaving the tour before its completion is difficult and that we request the visitors to plan their timings accordingly.
Children below the age of 15 are not included in the study tours. Inconvenience caused on this account is regretted.
Scholars and those especially interested in some section/collection of the Foundation/Galleries for study purposes may ask for an appointment outside the prescribed tour hours. Such appointments are given at the discretion of the Management.
A major part of the collection has been catalogued and copies of these illustrated catalogues have been kept in galleries for easy reference by visitors. For easy identification of the displayed pieces in the catalogue, the accession numbers are marked on stickers a fixed to the pieces. In addition, brief printed Gallery Notes have been placed in the galleries.