Futus is the art of resist dye single warp textiles in Timor-Leste. Widely known in Southeast Asia as ikat in Malay word, meaning ‘to tie’ or ‘to bind’, the technique is the most complex of Timorese textile production. This catalogue is produced for the occasion of an exhibition of a selection of the finest textiles from the collections of Timor Aid and Fundasaun Alola. This exhibition will be held in Dili, Timor-Leste from 12 July-12 September 2009. This 42-page informative catalogue is written in English and Tetum. The text is accompanied by images that depict the fine examples of cloths and motifs from the major weaving districts. The catalogue is written by Fundasaun Alola, Dili, Timor-Leste in collaboration with the Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory (MAGNT), Darwin, Australia with funding support from UNESCO Office, Jakarta in June 2009.