Iran 1963 Reel 13 of 25

Category: Travelogue

Length: 18:01
Film ID F16-0239
Film Description Reel 13 of 25
Unedited travelogue


Cat. Reel 239 1963: Reel 13: Iran. Shiraz. April 16-18.

Triangular flower bed at Hafez’s tomb.
Flower garden.
Tomb: canopied stone pillars.
Tomb mosaics: ceiling, wall.
Yellow rose.
Red rose. Garden paths. Pond.
Dome of Vakil Mosque (250 years old). Mosaics.
Mosque; Pillars, facade.
Prayer discs: protect forehead while praying. Stone carving. Mosaic tile
Vakil Bazaar: street under long arched roof.
Fabrics for sale.
Bow drill.
Vakil Bazaar.
Nasir al-Mulk Mosque:
Detailed mosaics. Entrance-ways.
Making large copper vessel: cold hammering. Bazaar scenes.
Tinning a copper dish by hand over a fire.
Bazaar, metals section.
Skin water vessel on tripod.
Roof construction at Bazaar: makeshift.
Looms for making loops.
Throw-weight loom for weaving reed lattice.
Qavami House (150 years old): note mirror mosaic, decoration (mcu)
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Shiraz, Bazaars, Hafez tomb
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