Lot 425


MOLAS TEXTILES - CUNA INDIANS, PANAMA, comprising a collection of seven fine and vibrant framed stitched applique panels, depicting traditional themes of animalistic forms, character features, linear repeating patterns, floral and fauna, together with a collection of traditional beadwork jewellery, and a hardback copy of Molas by Rhonda Auld. (Qty)

Note: Cuna (also Kuna) Indian women, of Panama's San Blas archipelago, are famed for their complex Mola textile designs, which along with their ceremonial copper-gilt jewellery, forms a key part of their cultural identity.

Provenance: Acquired by the current owner in part in Panama and other source locations in San Blas Islands c.1960's-70's.

Sold for £362

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