See more objects with the tag figures, pattern, women's clothing, abstract, South America, wearable, textiles.

See more objects with the color saddlebrown sienna peru darkslateblue rosybrown or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1901

  • Work on this object began.

1950

  • Work on this object ended.

1968

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2013

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Mola (Panama), early 20th century

This is a Mola. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is cotton and its technique is applique. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Dr. Gertrude Bilhuber. It is credited Gift of Gertrude Bilhuber.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 45 x 61 cm (17 11/16 in. x 24 in.)

Cite this object as

Mola (Panama), early 20th century; cotton; H x W: 45 x 61 cm (17 11/16 in. x 24 in.); Gift of Gertrude Bilhuber; 1968-17-2

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18464769/ |title=Mola (Panama), early 20th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=28 October 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>