Picture of Osage Native American - Description and Points of Interest
The name of the artist is George Catlin (1796-1872). The picture, depicting traditional dress, provides the opportunity to study the culture and clothing of this Native American Indian woman. The name of the Native Indian woman in the picture is Wáh-chee-te, Wife of Cler-mónt, and Child, 1834, Osage tribe. The picture of her raises different points of interest which increase knowledge and understanding of Native Indian tribes:
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The title we have given the picture reflects the name of the tribe, for ease of identification.
Description of the Picture
The artist of this painting, George Catlin, wrote the following to accompany this picture:
“She [Clermont's wife] was richly dressed in costly cloths of civilized manufacture, which is almost a solitary instance among the Osages, who so studiously reject every luxury and every custom of civilized people.”
The Manners, Customs and Conditions of the North American Indians (1832 - 1839)
by George Catlin
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