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Portrait of Miss Janette Hackett
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Portrait of Miss Janette Hackett, 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 35.2 x 27.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/8 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0286
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Black-and-white, hip-length portrait of a woman in three-quarters view, her body is turned toward the left side of the image and her face is turned toward the right side. She is standing in front of a black background and her proper right hand is on top of her head. Her proper left hand is placed on her chest. There is a sheer scarf with beaded decoration wrapped around her forearms and falling downward. There is a light-colored scarf wrapped around her head with a decorative pin above her forehead. She is wearing beaded earrings and dark eye makeup and lipstick. She is wearing a small top that covers her chest, and a beaded belt that is attached to a dark skirt.