Large sized pakkha are used in wedding ceremonies or gatherings to fan a large group of people at once. It is operated by a person standing upright, holding it using both hands, one at the centre and another at the bottom of the handle.


  • Title: Pakkha (Fan)
  • Location: Patiala, Patiala, 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: Cotton, Grass (Straw), Textile, Wood
  • Region: Malwa
  • Grass Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Cotton Technique: Weaving

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more

Flash this QR Code to get the app


Google apps