The applique work is soooo well executed.. obviously hand sewn by a very skilled hand! It has a wonderfully tactile feel w/ extraordinary bas relief!
Beautifully hand stitched reverse applique by a very gifted Kuna Indian artist in 'Kuna Yala', The San Blas Islands, Panama.. using the same time honored techniques handed down from Kuna mother to daughter for generations.
Limited edition.. Definitely museum quality. A terrific tribal textile in gorgeous, rich colors!
• Size : approx 8 1/2 across x 7 1/4 " rectangle
• Condition: new.. excellent!!
• Fabric layers: 2 +
• bottom layer: rich red
• 2nd layer: jet black
• More colorful applique on top of that
• Stitching: superb!!
• Style: true mola, traditional reverse applique
Old school molas like this.. in these gorgeous colors and of this high quality.. are rare! I specialize in them and work with an incredibly talented group of Kuna artists. Happy to offer you this Fabulous Fish!
A wonderful addition to any mola collection!
Great framed or incorporated into clothing.
(=’.’=) MOLAMAMA: Collaborative mola fabric folk art with a New Mexico twist! Creating an economic avenue for indigenous artists for 20 years! Thanks for stopping by!
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