Pakkhi | Fan


Category: Vastu
Location: Tarobri, Fazilka, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Glass, Metal, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Glass craft technique: Beadwork
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Pakkhi are generally stored inside the sandook or peti, all of which would have been gifted as part of the daaj. This set of pakkhi were made by weaving threads between the frame to form patterns, over which intricate beadwork was done. The edges were decorated with fabric frills.

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