Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
Vastu Sangrahalaya

formerly prince of wales museum of western india

 

New acquisitions

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Sari
Georgette and Kashmir Wool
Mumbai
Late 19th century CE.
Gift of Shirin Sabavala
One among twelve textiles gifted by Shirin Sabavala

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Waistcoat
Silk brocade
Benaras, Uttar Pradesh
20th century CE
Gift of Ujwala Raje (Gaekwar) Shah

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Chair of Late Dadabhai Naoroji
Wood with tapestry
20th century CE
Gift of Meher and Khushroo Mehta in honour of Late Keti F. Mehta

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Pichhwai depicting Samavasarana
Aari embroidery on silk
Rajasthan
20th century CE

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Sainchi Phulkari
Embroidery on cotton
Punjab
20th century CE

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Jama
Silk brocade
Benaras, Uttar Pradesh
19th century CE

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Pichhwai depicting Radha and Krishna with gopis
Aari embroidery
Rajasthan
Mid 20th century CE

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Patka
Pashmina
Kashmir
20th century CE

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Baluchari Sari
Silk
Baluchar, West Bengal
20th century CE
Gift of Anita Garware
One among three saris gifted by Anita Garware

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Baluchari Sari
Silk
Baluchar, West Bengal
20th century CE

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Ghagra
Silk with cross-stitch embroidery
Early 20th century CE
Gift of Sonal V. Sheth

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Gayon ki Pichhwai
Aari embroidery on cotton
Rajasthan
Mid 20th century CE

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Gopashtami Pichhwai
Aari embroidery on satin
Rajasthan
Mid 20th century CE

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Ramayana Patachitra
Painting on paper
West Bengal
21st century CE
Artist: Anwar Chitrakar

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Sarangi
Polychrome wood
Rajasthan
Early 20th century CE

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Hooded Caps
Embroidery and Patch work on cotton
Western India
20th Century

parsi-zabla-of-a-young-girl

Parsi zabla of a young girl,
Satin silk with jari embroidery
Mumbai, Maharashtra
20th Century

chorni-pyjama-of-a-young-boy

Chorni- pyjama of a young boy
Cotton with Ahir Embroidery
Gujarat
20th Century

bombay-on-the-malabar-coast

Bombay on the Malabar Coast
Jan van Ryne (1712-60)
Coloured engraving
Gift of Pauline and Roy Rohatgi

entrance-to-the-cave-of-elephanta

Entrance to the cave of Elephanta
Thomas Daniell (1749-1840)
Coloured aquatint
Gift of Pheroza and Jamshyd Godrej

gift of daniel

Novartis Collection
Folk Bronze, 19-20th century
Gift of D. Daniel Vasella, Chairman
Novartis, Switzerland

gift of shirin

Silk & brocade Textiles
Gift of Shirin & Jehangir Sabavala

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Ghatdi
Silk Bandhani (Half saree)
Gift of Dr. Geeta Sali in memory of her mother late Smt. GulabLakshmi Navnitlal Doshi

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Kunchi (Infant child’s cap)
Silk with silver sequins and embroidery
Gift of Smt. Indu Prabhakar Nene

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Baby Frock
Mumbai Kota Cotton and lace
20th cent. C.E.

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Carpet with hunting scene
Silk and wool
Kashan, 18th cent. C.E.
Gift of Smt. Rashida Akbarali Galichawala

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Jeena style cap for an adult
Green velvet, Mid 20th cent. C.E.
Gift of Smt. Indu Prabhakar Nene

toran

Toran – Door Hanging
Embroidery on cotton and decorated with beads
Artist: Champaben K Shah
Village Malan, Banaskatha Dist, near Palanpur, Gujarat
20th Century
Gift of Museum Society of Bombay

shrinathji

Shrinathji
Silk Brocade
Benaras, 20th Century
Gift of Dr. Harsha Dehejia

chakla

Chakla
Embroidery on cotton and decorated with cowries
Andhra Pradesh, Late 20th Century
Gift of Dr. Saryu Doshi

navnita-krishna

Nanita Krishna
Ivory
Gujarat, 20th Century
Gift of Dr. Devangana Desai

radha-krishna-sakhi

Radha, Krishna and Sakhi
Ivory
Gujarat, 20th Century
Gift of Dr. Devangana Desai

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Chanchis and Purses
Embroidery on cotton
Gujarat, 20th Century
Gift of Dr. Devangana Desai

prints

Prints depicting a Royal scene and a Bazaar scene
Print on paper,
20th Century
Gift of Michael Hasley