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PH036_4063
Photo NumberPH036_4063
Title on ObjectUmatilla Indian woman in beaded dress, with decorated bag
TCI TitleUmatilla Tribe
General NotesA Native American woman, identified as a member of the Umatilla Tribe, is seated in front of a blanket backdrop. The woman is wearing a beaded buckskin dress with a belt. She has a cloth scarf tied behind her head, and two long braids tied with ribbon. The cloth sleeves of her underdress are visible below the fringe area of the buckskin dress. She is wearing beaded bracelets, necklaces, and a choker and shell earrings. She is holding a beaded bag, that has a deer and two flowers in the design. There is a Pendleton blanket at the base of the backdrop, covering the woman's chair or stool.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of an unidentified tribal member sitting in front of a blanket backdrop in her regalia. She is wearing a beaded old style deer tail buckskin dress holding a beaded bag in her right hand. She is sitting on a Pendleton Blanket also there is a blanket that is being used for a backdrop. On the photograph is writing that is 'Umatilla Tribe' and in the left bottom corner is the numbers '4063'.
TCI TermsWoman
Dress, Buckskin--Old Style Deer Tail, Beaded
Necklace
Bracelet
Scarf
Blanket
Blanket, Pendleton
Bag, Beaded
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Regalia; Moorhouse Props
SubjectIndians of North America
Indian women
Women
Umatilla Indians
Studio props
Clothing and dress
Dress, Buckskin
Underdress
Underdress, cloth
Beaded
Beads
Indian beadwork
Scarves
Belts (Clothing)
Belt, Leather
Belt, Beaded
Braids (Hairdressing)
Jewelry
Bracelets
Choker
Necklaces
Fringe
Bags
Blankets
Blanket, Pendleton
Earrings
Earrings, Shell
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 Conditionretouching
silver mirroring
TypeImage
Sub TypeStudio Portrait
Image (File) Size228,180 bytes
Capture MethodScanned in transmissive mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner (Scanner A). Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 27 - 1.00 - 172 prior to capture.
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryScanned images enter Photoshop with negative polarity and have a reversed orientation. Archived Tiffs are saved. Adobe Photoshop used to reorient and crop images, invert image to positive polarity, set and neutralize shadow and highlight point, adjust midtone contrast, and desaturate color information. Second production tiff saved, retaining adjustments layers. Photoshop used to convert color profie from Adobe 1998, to sRGB, set resoltuion to 125 dpi and resize the largest pixel dimension of the image to 875. Display jpeg saved after resizing.
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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