The Calico Textile Museum stands as an embodiment of the timeless splendor of the rich riot of color and texture of Indian fabrics, encapsulating the very essence of Indian arts and crafts of many a generation of veterans. The museum is indeed one that must be visited when in the beautiful Gujarat as it can most certainly lend much color and delight to the holiday that you would spend being pampered with the traditional Indian hospitality that will be yours to indulge in at 5 Star Hotels Ahmedabad, Gujarat has such as The Gateway Hotel Ummed Ahmedabad.
The amazing collection of textiles that you will feast your eyes on at the Calico Textile Museum includes those that have been woven together with love by the ancient experts of Gujarat. Some of these textiles are said to be over 500 years old and the ultimate workmanship that has crafted these pieces of surreal charm does indeed demand utmost praise. Here you will witness the wonder of Kashmiri shawls, the breathtaking results of 3 long years of arduous and loving work by the deft fingers of those who had mastered the skill. Sheer extravagance and meticulous care that has woven the magical 100,000 threads, which were individually dyed before they were put together to create the master pieces of double-ikat cloths are yet another wonder to behold here.
The Calico Textile Museum entertains the unending strings of visitors who pace its charming floors with wonder every day with its rare and magnificent collection of antique and modern Indian textiles. To miss out on a visit to the museum would be to miss out on one of the finest experiences to be had when visiting the glorious Gujarat. The main textile galleries that display fabrics from various parts of India hailing from over five centuries, which were thus collected with a vision to conserve, build awareness as well as empower the textile heritage of India, could be visited in the morning with a group of 20. The tradition, culture, artistic excellence of the land of beauty and color could be well absorbed by all who come to the charming vicinity of the Calico Textile Museum.
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.