Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)

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Edward S. Curtis - Woman's Costume and Baby Swing - Assiniboin
Title:
Woman's Costume and Baby Swing - Assiniboin"
Date:
1926
Size:
Volume, 12.5 x 9.5 inches
Medium:
Vintage Photogravure
 
This image by Edward Curtis depicts a, Assiniboin mother in an elaborately decorated dress swinging her young baby in a hammock-like swing. The swing is tied between two trees. A serene image of the beauty of motherhood in the Native tribes.

This image was taken in 1926 by photographer Edward S. Curtis and was printed on Japon Vellum. The Original photogravure is available for sale in our Aspen Art Gallery.
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