Blouse with mola panels

Unidentified Guna (Kuna) maker


late 1960s

Blouse made of two panels; red foundation and red applique, with yellow and black; patterns geometric, but may be representational (two-stove design); neck and sleeves in print cloth in black, green, yellow

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

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase



Central America, Panama


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear



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.

A Space for Dialogue 4, Creating Under Pressure: Artistic Brilliance as a Symbol of Cultural Resilience, Kimberly Soderstrom, Class of 2002, Class of 1954 Hood Museum of Art Public Relations Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 9-April 14, 2002. .


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

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