Mola depicting Monkeys and Opposums

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

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mid-20th century

Multicolor cotton cloth

Overall: 13 9/16 x 18 1/2 in. (34.5 x 47 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: The Alice Cox Collection, Class of 1939hW

177.9.25729

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

Collected by Alice Macy Ray Cox (1891-1975) (widow of Dartmouth English Professor Sidney Hayes Cox, 1889-1952), in Panama; given to her daughter, Barbara Alden Cox Vallarino (Mrs. Joaquin Jose Vallarino Jr., Dartmouth Class of 1943W); given to present collection, 1977.

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