Mola: Monkey and Birds


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Artifact Identification Mola: Monkey and Birds   (2008.22.0081)
  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 (Length) 43.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 36.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) .13 cm
Weight 52 g
Measuring Remarks Depth=Thickness.
Materials Textile--Cotton
Manufacturing Processes Textile--Appliqué, Textile--Embroidered
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

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

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.

Artifact History

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

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