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boti weavers
This photo shows several of the steps involved in producing a traditional hand spun textile.
R to L - Cleaning the cotton using a wooden cotton mangle to remove seeds. Fluffing the cleaned cotton using a "bow" made of bamboo. Rolling the cotton into small cylinders. Spinning the cotton using a drop spindle and weaving on a backstrap loom. Boti Village, Amanuban District - West Timor

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