Pakkhi | Fan
Location: Sanipur, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Textile, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Metal frames for pakkhi with handles made of wood or metal are readily available in the market. The women would then customise the decorative surface as per their own aesthetic sensibilities. In this pakkhi, the frame was covered by stitching fabric in a circular pattern forming layers of two colours.