Madapollam

Madapollam

 

a cotton fabric in linen weave that is smooth, glossy, and coarse to the touch. Calico, bleached and rather strongly dressed and glazed, is used to make madapollam.

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74) During 1679 and 1680 Master and a retinue of fellow Company representatives, armed with gifts and suggested agreements for monopoly trading privileges, travelled from Madras to Metechlepatam, Madapollam, and many other trading points to establish links with local producers and merchants.