Traditional mola (blouse)

Kuna (Cuna), Kuna Yala (San Blas Islands), Panama, Panama, Central America

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mid-1900s

Blouse with two different design colored panels, both in reverse applique of red and orange over blue

Overall: 20 1/2 x 17 5/16 in. (52 x 44 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

170.64.25142

Geography/Culture

Central America, Panama

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Americas

Not on view

Exhibition History

Dressing Up Culture: Molas from Kuna Yala, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 17-December 7, 2008.

Provenance

Arritupu Island, Panama; sold to Russell A. Mittermeier (Class of 1971) for the Dartmouth College Museum, 1970.

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