I'm a teacher that has a travel addiction but now being in America can't really afford the previously amazing trips I was able to take. So, I make the most of what I've got and take pictures of it all.
The woman proceeded on with her work while I hovered out of the way and watched. She laid a layer of paste on a form and then spread the pre-cut silk for the fan on top. She then laid another layer of paste and a sheet of brown paper on top. After smoothing out any creases or wrinkles, she propped the fan aside to dry.