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Indian Museum, Calcutta

The Indian Museum, Kolkata, India. The Indian Museum, Kolkata, India.

The Indian Museum in Calcutta houses, among others, an important collection of Indian textiles, including chikan work. The museum was founded in 1814 and was closely linked to the Asiatic Society of Bengal (1784). It received items from the India Museum in London when that was closed down and its collection dispersed n 1879.

Address:1 Park Street, Kolkata.

Website of museum (retrieved 19th June 2016).

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 19th June 2016).

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