threshing by using a tool known as
mai faad khao.
It consists of a set of wooden sticks connected by a piece of rope, used
like large pincers to grab bundles of rice, in order to beat (trash) them
and make the grains fall from the ears of the paddy (fig.).
Both these men are wearing traditional
a comfortable pair of trousers known as fisherman pants, but also called
elephant leg pants (fig.).
See also POSTAGE STAMPS (1)