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East Timor Placemat

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Tais - the traditional woven cloth of Timor-Leste. These mats are beautifully woven in intricate patterns by women from the Oecussi enclave.


Oecussi is an enclave that exists some 80 kilometres within the West Timorese territory. Completely surrounded by Indonesian West Timor Oecussi suffered dreadful losses during the events surrounding independence, with UN forces finding it 95% destroyed when they reached there. Oecussi is recognised as one of the poorest areas in Timor-Leste.

Global Conduct is pleased to support the non profit organisation; Womens Woven Art with a view to providing sustainable income to the women of East Timor. Womens Woven Art contracts with individuals or groups of women to make and supply the products. All the women supplying WWA run their own micro businesses in many different areas, from Dili to remote rural communities.

Measurement 40cm length x 36cm wide. Set of 2.

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