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Photo NumberPH036_4995
Title on Envelopejemima, cayuse woman, on porch weaving baskets
Descriptive UO Title
General NotesA black and white photograph of an old Native American woman sitting on a wooden ladderback chair in front of the door of a wooden building. The door is shut and the doorknob and keyhole visible. The woman wears a gingham dress which buttons up the front, with a dark belt or tie around her waist which has a fringe at its end. There is a tear in the dress behind her right shoulder. Her graying hair hangs in front of her in skinny braids, and she wears a long necklace of large, rounded, dark and light beads. On her left knee she holds an openwork basket that has a zigzag design and possibly beading and a hank of wool or twine wrapped around its handle. On her right knee is a partly-woven item with its tangled ends hanging free.
TCI NotesAn exterior photograph of a woman sitting in front of a old wood building on a wooden chair. She is holding a basket in her hands. On her left thigh is a flat fiber bag that is incomplete and appears to have a geometric design. She is wearing a checkerbo
TCI TermsWoman
Bag, Cornhusk
TCI ClassesPerson; Buildings; Outside Photograph
SubjectIndians of North America
Indian women
Aged persons
Doors and doorways
Clothing and dress
Dress, Trade Cloth
Belts (Clothing)
Braids (Hairdressing)
Belt, Yarn
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 Dimensions
Source Conditionfingerprints
bubbled glass
Sub TypeOutside Photograph
Image (File) Size234.726 kb
Capture Method20-0-172
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryB
Additional Formats Held by UO
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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