Portrait of O-o-be, a Kiowa Native American

Historical photograph of O-o-be, a Kiowa Native American woman, circa 1895. She is smiling and standing next to a draped object, wearing traditional clothing adorned with multiple coin-like embellishments, a fringed shawl, and a long dress. Her hair is long and parted in the middle. Decorative elements, including what appear to be moccasins, are visible at her feet. The background features a painted backdrop commonly used in late 19th-century portrait photography.

Portrait of O-o-be, a Kiowa Native American, circa 1895.

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“Portrait of O-o-be, a Kiowa Native American, circa 1895.” sources: National Museum of the American Indian.