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PH036_4197
Photo NumberPH036_4197
Title on Object
Title on EnvelopeUmatilla maiden
TCI TitleUmatilla Maiden
General NotesAn outside photograph of a Native American woman posing in front of an unadorned blanket backdrop. She has been identified as Ruth Coyote. She is standing on a round flat coiled cedar root mat that is lying on a Pendleton blanket. To the right of the backdrop is a wooden walkway. She has her hair in braids and is wearing a cornhusk hat with a "v-shaped" geometric design. She is dressed in a fringed, short-sleeved, beaded buckskin dress. Beads are attached to the fringes on her shirtsleeves, knee and hem areas. There are rows of decorative beads that extend from her shoulders down the front of her dress. She is wearing a necklace and a choker. She has bracelets on both arms and an armband showing on her right arm. She has a beaded belt that has a square geometric design. She is holding a beaded bag in her right hand that has the design of a deer. From under her dress can be seen leggings and beaded moccasins.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of a young woman who is standing, identified as Ruth Coyote. She is dressed up in regalia standing in front of a blanket backdrop. She is wearing a beaded buckskin dress with a cornhusk hat on her head. She is holding a beaded bag in her right hand. She is standing on a coiled Cedar Root Mat which is on a Pendleton blanket. Behind her is another blanket that is on a wooden frame for a backdrop. To the right of her is a wooden walkway, and in the background is a building. Writing on the photograph is "Umatilla Maiden Maj. Moorhouse." The numbers in the bottom left corner are "4187."
TCI TermsWoman
Dress, Buckskin--Beaded
Belt, Leather--Beaded
Necklace
Bag, Beaded
Leggings, Woman
Mat, Coiled Ceder Root
Blanket, Pendleton
Wood
Choker
Trees
Moccasins, Beaded--Floral
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Regalia; Buildings; Moorhouse Props
SubjectWomen
Indian women
Studio props
Mat
Blankets
Blanket, Pendleton
Fringe
Clothing and dress
Dress, Buckskin
Beads
Beaded
Necklaces
Choker
Bracelets
Braids (Hairdressing)
Arm Bands
Belts (Clothing)
Belt, Beaded
Bag, Beaded
Leggings, Women's
Moccasins
Braids (Hairdressing)
Hat, Cornhusk
Regalia
NamesCoyote, Ruth
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
scratching
TypeImage
Sub TypeOutside Photograph
Image (File) Size252.809 kb
Capture Method42-0-161
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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