1. The only surviving picture of my great-grandmother is a small painted vignette.
2. short literary sketch
2. These days I am writing a vignette about an event from my childhood.
Sounds like "vignesha". At the beginning of every pooja, we make a small "vignesh" idol with turmeric. Similarly, there is a "vignette" before every chapter. Used a palette in sketching a vignette