Guide to the Cynthia Cort films of Ikat Weaving, 1979-1981

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.10
Creators:
Cort, Cynthia Cunningham
Dates:
1979-1981
Languages:
Moving image materials are silent; supplementary materials are in English.
Physical Description:
Film reels
105 minutes
color silent reversal; 3800 feet
16mm
0.25 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Footage of processes involved in double and single ikat weaving, shot by Cynthia Cort in Gujarat and Barpali, India in 1979, 1980 and 1981. Collection also includes notes, camera log notes, and articles about Ikat fabrics.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was donated by Cynthia Cunningham Cort in 1983.
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Preferred Citation
"Patola" footage filmed and directed by Cynthia Cunningham Cort, Cynthia Cort films of Ikat Weaving, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
South Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Odisha (India) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gujarat (India) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weaving Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saris Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dyes and dyeing Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women's clothing Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
silent films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
hsfa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa