Women make and decorate bijna with different craft techniques according to their own aesthetic sensibilities. The surface of this bijna was made using dried woven grass and covered with fabric made of applique work. The edges had colourful fabric tassels, which are a common feature of bijna recorded across Haryana.


  • Title: Bijna (Fan)
  • Location: Singar, Nuh, Haryana
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Grass (Bamboo), Textile, Wood
  • Region: Mewat
  • Grass Craft Technique: Weaving

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