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This pakkhi was made by knitting wool around a metal frame to form the surface. It was knitted around the handle and held together by making a knot. This could be untied and removed from the frame, for the knitted fabric to be washed.

Details

  • Title: Pakkhi (Fan)
  • Location: Dhuri, Sangrur, Punjab
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal, Textile, Wood, Wool
  • Wool Technique: Knitting
  • Wood Craft Technique: Lacquering, Turning
  • Region: Malwa
  • Metal Craft Technique: Bending

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