Founded in 1926 by Shri Rishabhchand, who had plunged into the Non-Cooperation movement started by Mahatma Gandhi and fired by his patriotic fervour opened the Indian Silk House which has four generation old history of spinning silk into gold, with a hand in dressing Nargis, Supriya Devi , Chhabi Biswas, Sarat Chandra Bose, P.C. Sorcar senior and so on. Rishabhchand obeyed the call of his inner soul and sought communion with Sri Aurobindo and The Mother at Pondicherry. In 1931, he settled in Sri Aurobindo Ashram at Pondicherry. The business was carried on by his brothers and son.
The College Street outlet with its wide collection of silks from Varanasi, Bangalore, Kanchipuram, Arni, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Murshidabad , Bankura and so on made a loyal client base over the years which grew with time. In the year 2003, on 3rd december , the present generation opened another outlet at P- 92 Lake Road , Kolkata- 700029 by the name Indian Silk House Exclusives, to focus on exclusivity in a very contemporary collection for its south Kolkata esteemed clientele. It is an interesting blend of the old and the new.