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PH036_4249
Photo NumberPH036_4249
Title on Object
Title on EnvelopeKu-Mas-Sag, Cayuse indian girl, in costume, with husband
General NotesAn interior photograph of a Native American man and woman posing in front of a blanket backdrop. The man is sitting in a chair; the woman is standing to his left side. The man has his hair long and unbound and is wearing a cowboy hat. There is a choker around his neck. He is wearing a Euro-American style shirt and has a Pendleton Blanket wrapped around his waist. On top of the Pendleton Blanket is a white pistol handle in a tooled-leather holster on a leather belt with some bullets. The woman has her hair in braids and is wearing circular earrings. She is dressed in a geometric design wingdress with decorative ribbons on the front and is wearing a necklace. Her shoulders are wrapped in a Pendleton shawl. She has a beaded bracelet on her left wrist and rings on her right fingers; she is holding a cornhusk bag in her right hand.
TCI NotesAn interior photograph of an unidentified man sitting in a chair and an unidentified woman standing to his right. He is wearing a shirt and has a Pendleton Blanket wrapped around his waist. On top of the Pendleton Blanket is a Pistol in a holster that is on a leather belt with some bullets on the belt. He is wearing wool leggings; you can only see the bottom of the leggings from under the blanket. He is also wearing a cowboy hat with a piece of ribbon for a tie to hold it onto his head. The woman is dressed up in a Wingdress and wrapped in a Pendleton Shawl. She is holding a cornhusk bag in her left hand. There is a white sheet for a backdrop and two sheets that can be seen. In the bottom left corner is the number "4249."
TCI TermsMan
Shirt, Cloth
Leggings, Wool
Pistol
Belt, Ammunition
Choker
Cowboy Hat
Wingdress
Blanket, Pendleton
Necklace
Bag, Cornhusk
Shawl, Pendleton
TCI ClassesInterior Photograph; People; Weapon
SubjectMen
Women
Indian women
Indians of North America
Studio props
Hairstyle
Hats
Cowboy hats
Choker
Euro-American clothing
Blanket, Pendleton
Pistols
Holsters
Belts (Clothing)
Braids (Hairdressing)
Clothing and dress
Dress, Cloth
Shawl, Pendleton
Bag, Cornhusk
Belt, Ammunition
Regalia
Cayuse Indians
NamesMcKay, Agnes Redhawk Davis Dixon
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 Conditiondiscoloration
surface contamination
scratching
fingerprints
TypeImage
Sub TypeInterior Photograph
Image (File) Size189.704 kb
Capture Method07-0-225
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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