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Mola

A work made of appliqué and reverse appliqué of cotton and rayon, plain and satin weaves; some printed; embroidered with cotton in chain stitches.

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  • A work made of appliqué and reverse appliqué of cotton and rayon, plain and satin weaves; some printed; embroidered with cotton in chain stitches.

Date:

1960/69

Artist:

Kuna
Panama, San Blas Islands, Mamitupo

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Kuna

Title

Mola

Place

San Blas (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1960–1969

Medium

Appliqué and reverse appliqué of cotton and rayon, plain and satin weaves; some printed; embroidered with cotton in chain stitches

Dimensions

41.6 × 54 cm (16 3/8 × 21 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of F. Louis Hoover

Reference Number

1970.363

Extended information about this artwork

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