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This pakkhi was made by weaving cane strips. It was attached to the handle using a piece of fabric stitched around to form the joint. Fabric was also stitched around the edges to prevent the woven cane from splitting open

Details

  • Title: Pakkhi (Fan)
  • Location: Zira, Firozpur, 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: Grass (Cane), Textile
  • Region: Malwa
  • Grass Craft Technique: Splitting, Weaving

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