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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
Blanket, Pendleton
Bag, Beaded
TCI ClassesOutside Photograph; Person; Regalia; Moorhouse Props
SubjectIndians of North America
Indian women
Umatilla Indians
Studio props
Clothing and dress
Dress, Buckskin
Underdress, cloth
Indian beadwork
Belts (Clothing)
Belt, Leather
Belt, Beaded
Braids (Hairdressing)
Blanket, Pendleton
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
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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