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Ladakh coat at Victoria & Albert Museum

Ladakh coat at Victoria & Albert Museum This Ladakh coat from my collection is being exhibited at Victoria & Albert Museum in “The Fabric of India” exhibition.  I have donated over forty Tibetan costumes to the museum in memory of my late friend Lord Alistair McAlpine.

Bagh at Victoria & Albert Museum

Bagh at Victoria & Albert Museum This bagh is in ‘The Fabric of India’ show at Victoria & Albert Museum. I donated it to the museum in memory of my younger brother, Dinesh.

African Textiles book

African Textiles book African Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection by Duncan Clark is out now, published by Prestel. Order the book here    

Indian Cotton Textiles book

Indian Cotton Textiles book Indian Cotton Textiles: Seven Centuries of Chintz from the Karun Thakar Collection by John Guy with 200 colour illustrations is out now, published by ACC Art Books. Order the book here

Meisen Kimono

Meisen Kimono My collection of over 260 Meisen kimono publication out soon…. Order a copy here

Kimono Meisen

Kimono Meisen

Meisen kimono

Meisen kimono

Meisen Kimono Book

Meisen Kimono Book MEISEN KIMONO: The Karun Thakar Collection written with Anna Jackson, keeper of the Asian department at the V&A, London will be published by Arnoldsche in May 2015. Order the book...

Kashmir Shawl

Kashmir Shawl Kashmir shawl, circa 1835, Pashmina wool, 137 x 300 cm (4’6″ x 9′ 10″). Plate 45, Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection, Prestel

Kashmir Shawl

Kashmir Shawl Kashmir shawl, circa 1850, 146 x 320 cm (4’9″ x 10’6″), Pashmina wool Plate 47, Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection, Prestel
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