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Lot 0136C
**Originally Listed At $150**

Central America, Panama, San Blas Islands, Kuna / Cuna, ca. 1950 CE. A nice, early example of this folk art form depicting five tropical creatures, including avian and reptilian critters. Kuna women have practiced this textile technique for 125 years, stitching many fabric layers of a wide variety of colors. In this piece, the artist incorporated fabrics of red, orange, green, yellow, pink, brown, blue, purple, and black hues. Size: 14.875" L x 17" W (37.8 cm x 43.2 cm); 18.5" L x 20.5" W (47 cm x 52.1 cm) framed

Provenance: Ex-Private Orange County, CA collection

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Expected fading to fabrics. Paper backing to frame is torn. Mola in overall good condition.

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Framed 1950s Panamanian Textile Mola

Estimate $150 - $225Feb 1, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA