Native American (Tewa) man and girl pose for an interior portrait (standing) on a woven blanket, Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. Pedro Cajete stands next to a drum, he wears moccasins, beaded pants, a long breechcloth, a long printed shirt, a hair pipe choker, beads and fur pelts covering braided hair, and a feather headdress. The girl wears leather shoes, a light dress, bead and metal necklaces, and possibly feathers in her hair. Two painted animal skin shields with cloth borders, a feather object, and a small log crossection decorated with a painted portrait hang on the adobe wall behind the man and girl.
[between 1908 and 1910]
Condition: emulsion chipping on edge of glass negative.; Etched on glass negative: "4".; Title written on back of print.; Vintage photographic print.; Written on back of print: "Ind- Pueblo- Santa Clara Biog -Cajete, Pedro" "Santa Clara-4".; R7001703350
1 photonegative : glass ; 18 x 13 cm. (7 x 5 in.); 1 photoprint ; 16 x 11 cm. (6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)
Is Part Of
C Photo Collection 37. H. S. Poley collection.
Indians of North America--Children--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1900-1910.; Tewa Indians--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1900-1910.; Santa Clara Pueblo (N.M.)--1900-1910.; Interiors--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1900-1910.; Shields--New Mexico--Santa Clara Pueblo--1900-1910.; Cajete, Pedro.
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