Tag: Flores textile

A day with Weavers of Nggela, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara

A day with Weavers of Nggela, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara

Last year, we spent a day with the weavers of Nggela, Flores and learned so much about their culture and local tradition there. The distinctive earthy colours of their Ikat textiles were truly magnificent and the complex processes and elaborate designs, so unique and distinctive…

Meeting Alfonsa Horeng, a devoted weaver from Flores

Meeting Alfonsa Horeng, a devoted weaver from Flores

I met Alfonsa Horeng for the 1st time in Cyberspace, via an online weaving community in Facebook.  She regularly posted her weaving activities and her travels around the world via social media presenting beautiful textile of Flores.  I was truly inspired by her journey and…