The Textiles Gallery hosts an extensive collection of traditional Indian textiles, which covers the vast range of hand-woven and handcrafted techniques found throughout India.
Courtly Craft Gallery
The Courtly Craft Gallery features objects of exquisite craftsmanship and precious materials that were created for the homes and palaces of the erstwhile nobility in India.
The Cultic Craft Gallery features sculptures, paintings, textiles and other objects associated with the rituals of various religions in India.
The Bhuta Gallery features a unique collection of sculptures of the Bhutacult of coastal Karnataka, made from the wood of the Jackfruit Tree, are created for ancestor worship by the Thulu community. The Crafts Museum Bhuta collection is one of the largest in the world.
Folk & tribal galleries
The Folk and Tribal Craft gallery displays a diverse selection of paintings, masks, puppets, cow dung figurines, ornaments and jewellery, cane and bamboo objects, clay and terracotta, dokra art and objects of daily use.