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portrait of Medicine Woman
  • Fred R. Shiffert
    1881–1976
    born: Pennsylvania, United States ; died: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States ; active: United States
  • portrait of Medicine 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
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in 2007.7495, 2007.499, and 2007.7514 matted together
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7514
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Photograph of a young girl, identified as Medicine Woman. She is wearing a fringed buckskin dress with a large beaded panel necklace. Assorted pieces of beadwork and garments are draped behind her as decoration.

The photograph is mounted on gray mat board.