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Catalog Data:
Subject:
Wife of Crooked Nose (Lucy Crooked Nose), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Donor:
Dr. George Bird Grinnell, Non-Indian, 1849-1938
Format:
Glass plate negative
Dimensions:
6.5 x 8.5 in.
Culture/People:
Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Place:
Colony; Washita County; Oklahoma; USA
Date Created:
1902-1904
Collection History:
Anthropologist, naturalist, and author George Bird Grinnell (1849-1938) worked among Plains tribes, especially the Cheyenne, from the 1870s onward. Photographs taken by his wife Elizabeth Curtis Grinnell during his fieldwork probably accompanied the objects he donated to MAI in 1922.
Description:
Outdoor portrait of a woman, the wife of Crooked Nose (possibly Lucy Crooked Nose), wearing a dress with yoke covered with many elk teeth, belt with metal disks, and lower body wrapped in blanket or fringed shawl
Catalog Number:
N13589
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Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian