Pankha | Fan


Category: Vastu
Location: Jodhpur, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Metal (Silver), Textile
Textile craft technique: Embroidery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Handheld pankha are more common than the ceiling hung ones. The handle of this pankha was made from silver and the fabric was silk with gota patti embroidery on it. The owner (from a royal lineage) received it as part of her bridal gifts.

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