In the early 20th century the Pueblo people of northern New Mexico were influenced by the dress of other tribes in the region. This Cochiti man wears a mixture of items from various tribes, all acquired in trade. Most notable and out of place, the headdress and ochred three-tab leggings, both probably obtained in trade from the Southern Utes. Cochiti people were famous for their drums, and this Cochiti drum from that period is painted in the subject’s family colors. The designs in the background represent clouds, lightning, and rain.