Pakkhi | Fan


Category: Vastu
Location: Baragaon, Karnal, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Cotton, Metal (Steel), Textile, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Metal craft technique: Bending
Wood craft technique: Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The lacquered handle is fully exposed in this pakkhi, unlike the previous example. Two clamps made from metal hold the embroidered cloth surface to the handle. A mustard-coloured cloth frill, known as jhalar, is added on the borders for aesthetic purposes.

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