Cyprus 1969 Reel 58 of 65

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:40
Film ID F16-0401
Film Description Reel 58 of 65
Unedited travelogue
Mesoyi village

Finished baskets (Mesoyi village).
Black twigs soaked in water. Mr. Kintner's guide.
Bamboo used in basket making.
Woman weaving basket by hand: note use of foot.
Man on donkey leading two donkeys.
Row of stone ovens, probably for community use.
Donkeys loaded with straw.
Weaving loom (in Phiti): horizontal, hand operated, weavers use no shuttle, "woof" is colored yarn woven into warp.
Woof woven into warp, warp lifted by hand (cu).
Colored yarn on loom beam.
Finished cloth: several samples.
Weaving: starting a piece, good view of fingers lifting warp threads.
Foot treadles.
Five samples of finished cloth, reverse side of one.
Sod or dirt roof, retained by border of stones.
Weaving by hand in a home (cu),
Finished cloth.
Decorating multi-vessel clay pot by hand (at Kornos): see reel 393.
Poking hole with finger for small vessel inside of main vessel.
Preparing side of small vase for attachment to main vessel.
Main vessel with small vase attached.
Punching holes in main vessel for small vessels.
Preparing small vases as above.
Attaching small vase to main vessel.
Preparing small vase as above.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Weaving, Basketmaking, Ceramics, Pottery, Mesoyi, Phiti, Kornos

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