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Photo NumberPH036_4176
Title on ObjectLacy Luton, Cayuse Tribe
Title on EnvelopeLacy Luton, Cayuse Indian, in costume, posing with bow and arrow
Descriptive UO TitleLacy Luton, Cayuse Indian, in costume posing with bow and arrow.
TCI Title
General NotesA Native American woman, identified as Lacy Luton of the Cayuse tribe, stands in front of a backdrop in costume. She wears a hat with a geometric motif, a beaded cloth dress, a wide belt with a striped design, a sash with a geometric motif, leggings with a geometric motif, and moccasins. She wears her hair in braids and wears jewelry, including a choker and a bracelet. In her right hand she holds a beaded bag or handbag with a geometric motif. In her left hand she holds a bow and an arrow. She stands on a round mat on a blanket with a geometric motif.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a woman dressed up in regalia standing in front of a blanket backdrop. She is wearing a Selvedge trade cloth dress, Cornhusk hat, bandoleer, choker, leggings, and moccasins. In her right hand is a cornhusk bag with a geometric design. In her left hand is a Bow and arrow. She is standing on a coiled cedar root mat and under the mat is a blanket. A wooden frame with a blanket for a backdrop is just behind her. On the left side of the photograph is a wooden walk.
TCI TermsWoman
Dress, Selvedge Trade Cloth
Hat, Cornhusk
Belt, Leather-Beaded
Bag, Cornhusk
Moccasins, Plain
Legging, Woman's
Mat, Coiled Cedar Root
Frame Wooden

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Regalia; Weaponry;
SubjectIndians of North America
Cayuse Indians
Indian women
Clothing and dress
Braids (Hairdressing)
Bow (Archery)
Bag, Beaded--Geometric
Dress, Cloth--Beaded
Indian beadwork
Sashes (Costume)
Belts (Clothing)

NamesLuton, Lacy
PhotographerMoorhouse, Lee
Date in Photo1897 - 1920
RightsThis image is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives

Collection TitleMoorhouse Collection
Source FormatGlass-plate negative
Source Dimensions5.02 X 6.90 inches
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size254,444 bytes
Image Width627 pixels
Image Height863 pixels
Color Space8 bit -- Greyscale -- Gray Gamma 2.2
Capture MethodScanned in Twain 32 negative mode on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryAdobe Photoshop used to adjust levels from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 5 - 1.10 - 239. Images saved in greyscale. JPEG compressed from greyscale tiff at 125 dpi with quality setting at 6 of 12.
Additional Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH036_4176.tif -- 24 bit, sRGB IEC 61966-2.1 -- 3011 X 4140 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 37,404,182 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_4176ag.tif -- 8 bit, Gray Gamma 2.2 -- 3011 X 4140 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 12,485,864 bytes //

PublisherJoint Project of the University of Oregon Libraries and the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Picturing the Cayuse, Walla Walla, and Umatilla Tribes.
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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