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Iran 1963 Reel 21 of 25

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Film Id:F16-0247
Film Description:Reel 21 of 25
Unedited travelogue


Cat. Reel 247 1963: Reel 21 Iran. Kashan. Yazd. Nain. May 7-9.

Pottery making: by hand on wheel (Kashan).
Carpet weaving on wooden loom : 100 knots / square centimeter (Nain)
Loom construction.
Carpet (cu).
Minaret (Yazd).
Illuminated books (500 years old in library of Friday Mosque, Yazd.).
Shrine: people praying.
Weaving cloth: shuttle action.
Zoroastrian tower of silence.
Road to a tower of silence.
Building connected to tower of silence.
Steps to an old tower of silence
Zoroastrian ceremonial items.
Items on shelf.
Cooking alcoves for groups.
Hitching post: stick in mud wall.
Water conduit: split log.
Wheat field.
Saw for cutting grass or grain.
Water storage tank with dome.
Homes: holes for light and air.
Open grille work.
Weaving cloth (cu).
Weaving: treadle action (cu).
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Kashan, Yazd, Mosques, Carpet weaving, Zoroastrianism
Tags: Carpet weaving | Kashan | Mosques | Yazd | Zoroastrianism
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