The making of colourful hand fans by Abdul Momin

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Workers skillfully embroider hand fans with brightly coloured geometric shapes.  They use bamboo and colourful yarn to create intricately designed fans whilst sitting in their homes.<br />
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Each worker makes up to ten fans a day, with each fan being sold for around 30 pence at village fairs.  Photographer Abdul Momin pictured the technique in Gaibandha, Bangladesh.  SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.<br />
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