|Film Description:||Reel 21 of 25|
ShotlistCat. 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)
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.
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).
|Film Creator:||Watson Kintner|
|Topics:||Kashan, Yazd, Mosques, Carpet weaving, Zoroastrianism|
|Tags:||Carpet weaving | Kashan | Mosques | Yazd | Zoroastrianism|
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