Mola: Easter, Crucifixion Scene

2008.22.0061

Thumbnail of Mola: Easter, Crucifixion Scene ()

Detailed Images

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Mola: Easter, Crucifixion Scene   (2008.22.0061)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Art
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Contemporary, 1968 - late 1970s
Culture Cuna, Kuna

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 44.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Length) 34 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.1 cm
Weight 99 g
Measuring Remarks Depth = thickness.
Materials Textile--Cotton
Manufacturing Processes Textile--Appliqué
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Chaves, Enrique and Linnea Angermuller. About Molas. FSU Isthmian Anthropology Society, Panama: 1972. Kapp, Kit. Mola Art. K.S. Kapp Publications, North Bend, OH: 1972. Salvador, Mari Lyn. The Art of Being Kuna: Layers of Meaning Among the Kuna of Panama. Fowler Museum, Los Angeles: 1997. Salvador, Mari Lyn. Yer Dailege! Kuna Women's Art. Albuquerque: Maxwell Museum of Anthropology adn the University of New Mexico. Parker, Ann and Avon Neal. Molas: Folk Art of the Cun Indians. Barre: Barre Publishing, 1977. Patera, Charlotte. Mola Making. 1984 (746.9P272m) More about construction than history or themes. UIUC Library 746.9 P 272m "The Kuna & their Mola Art Reading List." Encyclopedia Smithsonian, http://www.si.edu/Encyclopedia_SI/nmai/kunamola.htm, 8/7/2008 "To Learn More Mola Tour." http://www.molatour.com/ToLearnMore.html, 8/7/2008 Kapp, Capt. Kit S. Mola Art from the San Blas Islands. North Bend: K. S. Kapp Publications, 1972. Hirschfeld, Lawrence A. "Art in Cunaland: Ideology and Cultural Adaption." Man. New Series, Vol 12, No. 1, (Apr., 1977), pp. 104-123. From JStor.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Kieffer-Lopez Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

Share What You Know!

The Spurlock Museum actively seeks opportunities to improve what we know and record about our collections. If you have knowledge about this object, please get in touch with our Registration staff by using the form below. Please note that we cannot give appraisals, provide any information related to value, or authenticate artifacts.

Please enter your first name.
Please enter your last name.
Please enter a valid email address.
Please enter comments you would like to share about the artifact.

All fields are required.