Mola Panel, small patterns

Unidentified Guna (Kuna) maker

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1960s

Small mola, pink foundation, with random designs of many colors; many small patterns that resemble letters, also some unrecognizable animals.

Overall: 13 × 12 5/8 in. (33 × 32 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

170.64.25159

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

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