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SOTIS-LOTIS TECHNIQUE: Man’s wrap with gecko design in supplementary warp on handspun, handwoven cotton. Traditionally used as small figures, in this case giant geckos are produced for the tourist market. Boti village, Amanuban district, West Timor. Ethno-lingual group: Atoni people. Photo David Mitchell. Property of MIA @ MAMU.

SOTIS-LOTIS TECHNIQUE: Man’s wrap with gecko design in supplementary warp on handspun, handwoven cotton. Traditionally used as small figures, in this case giant geckos are produced for the tourist market. Boti village, Amanuban district, West Timor. Ethno-lingual group: Atoni people. Photo David Mitchell. Property of MIA @ MAMU.