31 Dec

Lalbhai (1995)



Artist: Michel Duchene

Year: 1995, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2011

Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Institute of Indology was established by Muni Shri Punyavijayji and Shri Kasturbhai Lalbhai. The Library, started by the generous contribution of the founders, gradually became a priceless repository of manuscripts, books and other reference material. It has a reputation as the one of the largest treasure houses of manuscripts relating to Jainism. The L.D. Institute has a library consisting of nearly 45,000 printed books nearly 75,000 manuscripts including 500 illustrated manuscripts, covering a wide range of subjects, like the Vedas, agamas, Buddhist religion, tantra, Jain darshana, systems of Indian philosophy and Jaina philosophy, grammar, poetics etc. The institution has published seven volumes of tabular catalogues, representing several languages like Sanskrit, Prakrit, Apabhramsa, Old Gujarati, Hindi and Rajasthani.

Note: was never offered in Silk Twill 90cm

Reference: mousseline on 1995 Monde d’Hermes cover

2011 ad: “Summer Twill 140cm”


Pic credit: luxury scarves

2011 Summer Twills Colorways: lalblai-2011
02-Canard/Vert Vif/Petrole
03-Jaune Maiis/Havane/Turquoise (maiis is corn, with 1 i and 2 dots)
04-Rouge Vif/Grenadine/Mauve
07-Mauve/Vert Amande/Jaune Souffre
08-Ciel/Lavande/Jaune Paille
Updated 1/7/13

Leave a Reply