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Object Name Mola
Date late 20th century
Description Mola panel created using reverse applique technique. Black top layer, orange middle layer, and red back layer with additional small pieces of colored fabric inserted into some of the cut away areas (pink, turquoise, royal blue, green, dark red violet, yellow, white). Additional embellishment of chain stitching and running stitches (white, orange, blue, green, pink). Central cat motif with long-necked birds on either side and floral motifs on body of cat.
Object ID 2015.6.1
Provenance Panama, Kuna Yala [San Blas Islands].
Donor purchased at a fair trade store.