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Mola (Panama)

This is a Mola. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is cotton and its technique is reverse applique and embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 40 x 53 cm (15 3/4 x 20 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Mola (Panama); cotton; H x W: 40 x 53 cm (15 3/4 x 20 7/8 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert; 1967-85-14

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