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A museum quality mola folk art snake! 3+ layers of traditional reverse applique mola, beautifully hand stitched by a very gifted Kuna Indian artist in Kuna Yala, The San Blas Islands, Panama!

Highly original.. a collaborative snake design, celebrating the colorful, slithery creatures found in the rain forests of Central America. This one however.. is soft, tactile and very lovable!

Now.. ON SALE !!

The applique stitching is fabulous.. colors are bold and vibrant on dramatic black. A rich red bottom fabric layer, with pumpkin and 7 others including just the right amount of purple.

Traditional mola elements include 'puntitas'.. those pumpkin colored spots you see from head to end of tail. These are all reverse applique and so hard to sew. Few artists can pull them off this well! All the stitching is excellent. Layer by layer, stitch by tiny stitch.. hand sewn using time honored techniques handed down from Kuna mothers to daughter for generations!

Snake = symbol of rebirth, represents creative power, wisdom,
alchemy and healing. A guardian spirit.


An ultra high quality mola animal featuring 3 full layers+ of traditional reverse applique, hand stitched by a Kuna Indian artist in Kuna Yala, The San Blas Islands Panama.

• 23 1/2" long x 4" wide at head/ 3" body x 2 1/2" thick
• Mola was hand sewn in Panama
• Filled w. hypoallergenic fibrefil
• Made into a pillow.. hand cut & hand stuffed in the USA by moi.. Molamama!

I specialize in these well made, highest quality, fun mola animals.. all machine stitched around the edge and triple stitched around all stress points.

Would look great on a bookshelf .. awesome wall art! I have a similar one on my fireplace mantle.. it makes the room!

Info/Gift card included!

(=’.’=) MOLAMAMA= An economic avenue for indigenous artists for 20 years!

Thanks for stopping by!

Stellar Mola Snake - SALE - Kuna Indian Reverse Applique


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