Alor/Roti

In this section I have displayed textiles from the islands of Roti and Alor. Both these islands are a short plane ride or an adventurous ferry ride from Timor and yet the structure and motif work displayed in the weaving is vastly different.
Whilst they do not have the diversity that Timor offers they are nonetheless distinctive and have their own ties to the traditions of the area. Created by talented ladies in loosely formed co-operatives on simple backstrap looms.