Mola Panel depicting Bells

Unidentified Guna (Kuna) maker

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1960s

Cloth panel; orange foundation mostly obscured by gray applique with green, pink, blue, yellow; design of four pairs of bells

Overall: 20 1/2 × 16 15/16 in. (52 × 43 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase

170.64.25161

Geography

Place Made: Nalunega island, Panama, Central America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Research Area

Americas

Not on view

Provenance

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

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