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Iran 1963 Reel 20 of 25

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Film Id:F16-0246
Film Description:Reel 20 of 25
Unedited travelogue


Cat. Reel 246 1963: Reel 20: Iran. Hamadan. Tehran. Kashan. Natanz. Yazd. April 30 - May 7.

[Unidentified Nomadic] tribal tents.
Camel (cu).
Baby camel with blanket, feeding.
Mosaic (Masjid Mosque in Kashan ).
Minaret: note shape of tops.
Wind tower for cooling homes.
Translucent alabaster stone in ceiling.
Alabaster stone: outside view.
Weaving carpet by hand on wooden loom.
Crude, intricate loom: weaving carpet by
Tomb of Shah Abbas the Great.
Loom for cloth: spools, stone weights.
Foot treadle.
Using shuttle.
Making ice cream.
Stone mill operated by camel.
Rack with wooden tines for "shaping".
Bazaar: once old Abbas Inn.
Stands for water jars.
Carpet design on graph paper.
Garden (at Fins).
Plain, vegetation, mountains.
Ruins of village.
Spinning on small hand operated wheel.
Hollow tree base: note fire.
Potter making pot by hand (cu).
Piece of elaborate vase ready to be decorated
Decorating vase.
Decorated vases.
Potter removing pot from wheel
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Hamadan, Tehran, Kashan, Natanz, Yazd, Mosques, Nomadic people, Nomads
Tags: Hamadan | Kashan | Mosques | Natanz | Nomadic people | Nomads | Tehran | Yazd
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