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Emma Haig
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Emma Haig, 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 35.3 x 28 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/8 x 11 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0369
Description

Black-and-white image of a female dancer in full-length, in front of a white background. She is turned in three-quarters view toward the right side of the image and her head is tilted back. Her proper right arm is stretched out in front of her body, and she is wearing long, dark, sheer pieces of fabric, wrapped around her forearm and waist. She has short, curly hair that is pinned back from her face, and there is an ornament visible from the back of her hair. She is wearing a sleeveless, light-colored top and a mid-calf-length skirt and dark shoes that have a small heel.