Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)

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Edward S. Curtis - Hopi Bridal Costume border=
Title:
Hopi Bridal Costume
Date:
1900
Size:
Volume, 12.5 x 9.5 inches
Medium:
Vintage Photogravure
 
This Edward S. Curtis photo was printed in 1900 and depicts a young Hopi bride in her bridal costume. The Hopi people were monogamous. An exchange of food between the two interested families is made as a pledge of marriage, and the wedding ceremonies and feats would last for 4 days. The image was printed on Japon Vellum and is available for sale in our Aspen Art Gallery.
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