Mola #3 Turtle

Mola #3 Turtle

Donor(s): Lauren Haywood

This mola is a handmade fabric panel that forms part of the traditional outfit of the Guna people. Molas are handmade using a reverse appliqué technique with several layers of different-colored cloth. The mola originated with the tradition of Guna women painting their bodies with geometric designs, using available natural colors; in later years these same designs were woven in cotton, and later still, sewn using cloth bought from the European settlers of Panamá


  • Scheduling/Delivery information: The item will be available at the auction .
  • Maximum buyers: 1
  • Tentative position in Auction: Silent auction
  • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $50.00.

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