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Photo NumberPH036_4612
Title on EnvelopeMaude Sampson, Cayuse indian, in costume
Descriptive UO Title
TCI TitleMaud Sampson Cayuse Tribe
General NotesA Native American woman, identified as Maud Sampson of the Cayuse Tribe, is seated in front of a blanket backdrop. She is wearing a buckskin dress with beadwork and fringe and a woven cornhusk hat. She has plain moccasins and beaded leggings. Her hair is in two long braids and her jewelry includes shell earrings and beaded chokers. The ground in front of the backdrop and the chair the woman is sitting on are covered by two pendleton blankets. There is a woven cornhusk bag displayed next to the chair, on the blanket. The backdrop consists of a solid colored blanket that is suspended on an unseen frame. A little bit of grass and part of a wooden sidewalk with a hose on it are visible to the front and side of the image.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a woman in her regalia sitting on a Pendleton Blanket. She is wearing a Beaded buckskin dress, Corn husk hat. On the ground next to her right foot is a Corn Husk Bag on top of a Pendlerton Blanket she is sitting on. There is anot
TCI TermsWoman
Dress, Buckskin--Old Style Deer Tail, Beaded
Leggings, Woman
Moccasins, Plain
Blanket, Pendleton
Hat, Cornhusk
Bag, Cornhusk
Belt, Leather--Beaded
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Regalia
SubjectIndians of North America
Indian women
Cayuse Indians
Clothing and dress
Dress, Buckskin
Indian beadwork
Hat, Cornhusk
Moccasins, Plain
Leggings, Women's
Braids (Hairdressing)
Earrings, Shell
Blanket, Pendleton
Bag, Cornhusk
Wooden sidewalks
NamesSampson, Maud
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
Sub TypeOutside Photograph
Studio Portrait

Image (File) Size255.651 kb
Capture Method23-0-148
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryA
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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