Pakkha | Fan


Category: Vastu
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.

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