Pakkha | Fan
Location: Patiala, Patiala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton, Grass (Straw), Textile, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Large sized pakkha are used in wedding ceremonies or gatherings to fan a large group of people at once. It is operated by a person standing upright, holding it using both hands, one at the centre and another at the bottom of the handle.