The making of colourful hand fans by Abdul Momin (10 images)

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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.

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.
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