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Iran 1963 Reel 8 of 25

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Film Id:F16-0234
Film Description:Reel 8 of 25
Unedited travelogue


Cat. Reel 234 1963 Reel 8: Iran, Isfahan. April. 9-10.

Baby’s swing crib.
Making thread shoe by hand.
Mending camel saddle by hand.
Making shoes.
Yarn drying on roof
Ginning cotton: crude hand operated gin.
Ginning: Polishing Gin by hand over oven-hole.
Making copper kettle: hand-hammered, note use of foot.
Hobble bubble pipe.
Street scenes.
Silver door, partly gold plated (cu).
Inner courtyard, pool.
Tile work.
Mosaic table (cu).
Table (cu).
Carpets: designed and made in art school (cu).
Starfish (cu).
Brocade of gold and silver thread.
Hobble bubble pipe.
Stream in qanat.
Steps leading to qanat.
Entrance to qanat.
Steps to qanat: from above.
Village and wall.
Qanat holes, sheep in distance. Pigeon cote.
Mill stream.
Sluice pate.
Water wheel.
Stove door: note pivot.
Stone mortar and pestle.
People: note baby ratio.
Making and baking flat, thin bread.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Isfahan, Mosques, Mosaic work, Mosaics, Handcrafts
Tags: Handcrafts | Isfahan | Mosaic work | Mosaics | Mosques
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