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woman washing hair by house
  • Havasupai peoples
  • woman washing hair by house, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 20.5 x 25.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 1/16 x 10 1/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • S2007.096
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Black and white image of a woman squatting before a shallow basin with a black cloth and apparently wet hair. Two children stand behind her and another woman sits across from her. Domed structure of wood, grass, and mud behind the tableau.