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A fabulous Spirit Fish molita ( small mola ) in 3+ full layers of gorgeous, superbly hand stitched reverse applique!

This unusual fabric folk art design features a bright yellow skeleton which makes it different.. and so much more interesting! It alludes to the fish's spirit or essence like other 'Spirit Molas' do.

It is a real treat to run your hand over this excellent work of textile art.. wonderful bas relief.. thick and weighty. I love everything about this mola.. it certainly is a special one! Really sweeeet !! (='.'=)

Colors are rich.. vibrant on dramatic black. Really striking!

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 adorable Spirit Fish!

THE DETAILS:

Beautifully hand stitched reverse applique by a very gifted Kuna Indian artist in 'Kuna Yala', The San Blas Islands, Panama.

• Size : approx 8 3/4 " across x 7 1/4 " rectangle
• Condition: new.. excellent!!
• Fabric layers: 2 +
• bottom layer: lime green
• 2nd layer: vibrant, medium pumpkin
• 3rd layer: black
• more colorful applique on top of that
• Stitching:  superb!!
• Style: true mola, traditional reverse applique

A wonderful addition to any mola collection!

Great framed or incorporated into clothing.

(=’.’=) MOLAMAMA: creating an economic avenue for indigenous artists for 20 years! Thanks for stopping by!

Museum Quality Spirit Fish - Stellar Kuna Indian Reverse Applique MOLA

Overview

  • Handmade Supply
  • Materials: cotton poplin, thread
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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