128-West-Timor-village-cotton-gin

COTTON GIN: village-made single-roller cotton gin used widely in in West Timor for processing locally grown cotton. Wood is normally untreated, but has been stained with soot for better appearance when sold. Purchased in Kupang 2002. Ethno-lingual group: Atoni. Photo: David Mitchell. Property of MIA @ MAMU.

COTTON GIN: village-made single-roller cotton gin used widely in in West Timor for processing locally grown cotton. Wood is normally untreated, but has been stained with soot for better appearance when sold. Purchased in Kupang 2002. Ethno-lingual group: Atoni. Photo: David Mitchell. Property of MIA @ MAMU.