The Decorative section displays a huge collection of ivory objects along with different schools of textiles. The artefacts of this gallery came from various colonial exhibitions where the dazzling opulence of the Orient was on show. The Lord Carmichael collection and the Rai Manilal Nahar Bahadur collection (1927-1928) comprising paintings, miniatures, zed objects, textiles and Tibetan artefacts are here.
Founded in 1814 at the cradle of the
Asiatic Societyof Bengal (at the present
building of the Asiatic Society,
1 Park Street, Kolkata), Indian Museum
is the oldest and the largest Museum…