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portrait of a woman
  • Fred R. Shiffert
    1881–1976
    born: Pennsylvania, United States ; died: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States ; active: United States
  • portrait of a woman, 1910–1925
  • Where object was made: El Reno, Oklahoma, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 18 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 1/16 x 5 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7509
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Photograph of a woman seated in front of a painted backdrop of a window and drapery. She wears a light colored dress under a dark shawl decorated in wide bands of color and geometric patterns. She also wears a wide beaded chest decoration around her neck and down to her waist made up of wide bands of different colors of beads. She also wears beaded buckskin moccasins and has her hair braided on either side.