Crow girl in elk's tooth sailor dress.

Miller - Crow girl in elk's tooth sailor dress.jpg

Title

Crow girl in elk's tooth sailor dress.

Description

Portrait of a young Crow Indian girl standing outdoors. She is wearing a dress with puff sleeves, long wrist cuffs, collar, and elk teeth from the shoulders to the waist. There is decorative stitching on the cuffs, bodice, and collar. Behind the girl are a horse-drawn carriage in front of a building, and a teepee. Note: In April 2016 Grant Bulltail provided information about this photograph: 'She is wearing school girl's dress (uniform) decorated with elk teeth. Boarding school in the background.'

Creator

Miller, Fred E., 1868-1936

Source

Montana Historical Society Research Center

Date

1898-1913

Identifier

Lot 035 B05F02.07

Original Format

1 photographic print : black and white

Height (inches)

6 1/2 in.

Width (inches)

4 1/2 in.

Source

Montana Historical Society Research Center