Double-panel Mola depicting a Baseball Game

Unidentified Guna (Kuna) maker

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mid-20th century

Multicolor cotton cloth

Overall: 17 11/16 × 41 5/16 in. (45 × 105 cm)

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

177.9.25738

Geography

Place Made: Panama, Central America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Research Area

Americas

On view

Exhibition History

Bolas de Fuego: Culture and Conflict in Central America, Teaching exhibition, Guest curator Jorge E. Cuellar, Class of 1967 Gallery and the LeWitt Wall, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 28-September 25, 2022.

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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