Pakkha | Fan


Category: Vastu
Location: Khajurla, Jalandhar, Punjab
Cultural region: Doaba
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Metal (Iron), Textile, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A pakkha would be operated by a person, mostly the servant in the house. The person would sit outside the space and operate the pakkha. Most ceiling hung pakkha recorded in Punjab were in private collections or museums and are no longer commonly used.

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