Iran 1963 Reel 22 of 25

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:49
Film ID F16-0248
Film Description Reel 22 of 25
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 248 1963: Reel 22: Iran. Yazd. Kerman. May 9-11.
Loom: long warp.
Bird-swing hung from clay gob on ceiling.
Bird nest on dome ceiling.
Blowtorch at bazaar (Yazd).
Dyed yarn drying.
Shrine (at Yazd).
Weaving cloth: double layer by hand on large wooden loom.
Making tile : use of frame, pounding clay.
Camel at inn (Yazd).
Camel feeding on straw.
Clay stove (en route to Kerman).
Making pitch fork tines.
Clay vessel.
Wooden lock.
Clay mound over small water pool.
Making pottery: by hand, kick wheel (cu).
Kicking potter's wheel (cu).
Temple on shrine (Kerman).
Home courtyard: remains of fire.
Courtyard and rooms.
Flat charcoal stove: tea.
Threshing machine: knotted metal discs.
Bazaar: metal-working.
Bazaar street.
Mosaic tile.
Zoroastrian fire temple: note electric lamp.
Mosaic on wall.
Frame of wooden window.
Sacred fire in temple (lit from another temple's fire) (very dark).
Village wall: guard towers.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Yazd, Kerman, Bazaars, Mosaics, Ceramics
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