An array of vibrantly coloured fabrics dry in the sun. The cloths take up to six hours to dry on grass fields and hanging from lines held up by sticks of bamboo.

Almost 90 percent of the inhabitants of Batik village work to produce a thousand of the colourful garments each day, which are then sold both locally and internationally. The photos were taken by amateur photographer Hedayet Sarker, in the Narayanganj district of central Bangladesh.