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Textile sample
block-printed cotton
50.8 × 55.9 cm
Place/s of Execution
printed in ink on paper label l.r.: 32. MAZULIPATAM, MADRAS
inscribed in pencil on reverse c.: Mazulipatam Madras
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on paper label on reverse c.: 35 / Vol 2.
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1895
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
One of four examples of hand-block printing from Mazulipatam, Madras. Central pattern consists of navy, white, burgundy and mustard stripes diagonally intersected by a large motif and surrounded on two sides by a paisley border. The piece had been permantely affixed to a backing of cream coloured card.