Basket making by Ahsanul Haque Nayem

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Hundreds of freshly handwoven baskets dry in the sun before being exported around the world.  Workers weave the baskets from Kans grass, typically making three to six each day of various shapes and sizes.<br />
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Once finished they are left out in the sunlight for two or three days so that the moisture from the grass evaporates.  They are then shipped from Bogra, Bangladesh, to the likes of USA, Australia, Britain and elsewhere in Europe, usually selling for £8 to £20.<br />
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