Ute Indians – White Rocks (1909)

Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.

Ute Indians pose in an open field; an old woman (far left) sits with her head covered with a kerchief , wraps herself in a dark-toned blanket with tangled tassels and wears a checkered garment beneath the blanket; female child (left)wears her hair down, over the shoulders of a dark top with light-toned teardrop-shaped embellishments mid-toned, floral print blanket wrapped around her waist, partially obscured by woman in foreground; man standing (center) wears detailed headdress, spotted bandana, traditional hand-crafted chest armor, white, long-sleeved shirt with dotted print and an American flag, flying atop a flagpole, stitched into both shoulders; wears an ornately woven blanket around his waist and holds a lever-action rifle in his hands; a dog can be seen almost entirely obscured, sitting in the grass behind him; woman standing (right) wears her hair down; light-toned, beaded bib, dark dress with striped sleeves and lower hem; wrapped in mid-toned blanket that features an ornate pattern and tassels; a coil of rope is visible in the ground behind her; small, canvas-covered wagon is also visible in the background (right); horses grazing in the extreme background (upper left third), (center right); hide drying rack at right margin; upper left corners and lower right corners torn away; picture shows some finger-print damage.